800 LIBERTY / LOTTIE STREET - HARRIS GROCERY

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800 LIBERTY / LOTTIE STREET - HARRIS GROCERY

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Durham
NC
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  • Submitted by RikR on Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 11:31am

    When I was pre-school - first grade, my grandmother lived at the diagonal opposite corner of this block. We loved to walk around the corner to this store for comic books, candy and a soft drink, spending a nickle on each. That would have been about 1954. We always used that side door because we walked up Elm St. to reach it. At the time we lived in a duplex on Hopkins St. which was a dead end where the school now sits.

  • Submitted by gary on Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 11:52am

    Thanks for the comment Rik! It looks like it was called "Harry's Grocery" in the 1950s, looking at the city directories. Is that how you remember it?

    GK

  • Submitted by RikR on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 12:34am

    I was not aware of the name. Just interested in the contents at the time.

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  • Thu, 11/03/2011 - 2:58pm by gary

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35° 59' 33.4752" N, 78° 53' 13.8984" W
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800
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Durham
NC
Cross street: 
Construction type: 
Neighborhood: 
,
Type: 
Use: 

 

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11.03.11

1931: Ernest B. Harris, Grocer.

 

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When I was pre-school - first grade, my grandmother lived at the diagonal opposite corner of this block. We loved to walk around the corner to this store for comic books, candy and a soft drink, spending a nickle on each. That would have been about 1954. We always used that side door because we walked up Elm St. to reach it. At the time we lived in a duplex on Hopkins St. which was a dead end where the school now sits.

Thanks for the comment Rik! It looks like it was called "Harry's Grocery" in the 1950s, looking at the city directories. Is that how you remember it?

GK

I was not aware of the name. Just interested in the contents at the time.

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