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Walker’s Happy Shop


Walker’s Happy Shop: Opened around 1915 at ONS [Old Numbering System, pre-1969] 123 Main Street by Charles Wade Walker, selling typical “news store” products, plus toys, with motto, “Toys to make the kiddies happy, sweets to make the ladies happy, and smokes to make the men happy.” Walker also installed a soda fountain.

Research done by Jack Sanders.


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