The old Fredonia Store ~ Built in 1833.

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MaryAlice on September 8, 2010

Oh No, Martin, it is no longer active at all. It's closed up tight and the porch was most unsturdy under my feet. Still, it's character charmed me completely.

Thank you for your great appreciation of such places. It's always a pleasure to find you here, and I thank you again for your kind words.

Wishing you a wonderful day,

Mary Alice

Thanh Nguyen Tran on September 9, 2010

What did this store use to sell? It looks like an old countryside house in my hometown. Like 10 Greetings, nguyentran

Cindy Breen on September 9, 2010

Hi Mary Alice...

Good to see that they still keep these old buildings...

Best wishes Marion


MaryAlice on September 10, 2010

Greetings, Marion, and thank you for stopping by this little country store. Yes, it is very good to see that they are letting these wonderful old gems stick around for as long as they can hold up. They add so much character and history to a place. Thank you for enjoying the shot. It's good to hear from you tonight. :)

Good evening, Nguyentran, and how are you? As far as I can tell, this little store was basically a "General Store", probably selling just about anything. It hasn't been open for business for a while, but certainly leaves behind many great memories I'm sure. Thank you for enjoying the shot, and for your "like" vote too. I hope this evening finds you well. :)

Best regards to both of you,

Mary Alice

Thanh Nguyen Tran on September 10, 2010

Hi MaryAlice Thank you so much for sharing lovely words. Best wishes, nguyentran

MaryAlice on September 10, 2010

...and thank you also for sharing YOURS, Nguyentran. It is always a pleasure hearing from you.

Goodnight & sweet dreams to you,

Mary Alice

Paulo Targino Moreir… on September 10, 2010

Beautiful shot and picture.



Greetings from Brazil.

MaryAlice on September 10, 2010

Good afternoon, **Paulo, and thank you so much for your visit. I'm glad you enjoyed this old country store, and I appreciate your praise & "like" vote. Wishing you a wonderful weekend in Brazil. :)

All the best from the United States,

Mary Alice

MaryAlice on September 14, 2010

Good afternoon, Mirk0, and thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed this old country store, and I appreciate the like vote greatly.

Wishing you a wonderful day,

Mary Alice

tombstonecowboy on October 6, 2010

I just wish I could find a store like this that is still in business..a true picture of times gone by...for ever;( Thank you for sharing , dear friend. It has been awhile, but you are not forgotten, . I wish you all the best.Harri

MaryAlice on October 6, 2010

Harri, Where have you been, sweet far-away friend? What a treat to hear from you this evening. I was just shutting the computer down for the night, when your e-mail popped up! I'm delighted to hear from you.
I'm glad that you enjoyed this neat little country store! Yes, it would be a real experience to actually find a store like this that was still in use! I never stop looking, and you shoudln't either! You never know when you might pop up on one! :) I must go to bed now, but thank you so much for stopping by tonight. You will never be forgotten either, my friend! Once a friend, always a friend! :) Take care, and I will catch up with you more soon! Cheerful greetings to you down in Florida,

Mary Alice

MaryAlice on November 10, 2010

Greetings, Edward, and thank you so much for your generous praise! I'm so happy that you enjoyed this old country store. Best wishes to you from the USA,

Mary Alice

lawpeterr on April 22, 2012

For every one interested in the old Freedonia Store. It was built by Alexander McDonald and John A. Hurst in 1833. They moved to Freedonia from LaGrange, GA that year. The tanyard was operated by my great great Grandfather James Reid Law until he lost it in a mortagage to his brother in law John Hurst. John Hurst, James Law and Asa Cox were all married to daughters of Alexander McDonald and wife Unity Glover.

MaryAlice on May 5, 2012

Lawpeterr, I can't thank you enough for providing this wonderful information & history on this darling little Country Store. I appreciate it so very much. Places like this make me so curious. I am indeed grateful for your contribution. Please stop by and visit again anytime.

Warmest regards,

Mary Alice

J.V.Matoška on August 4, 2013

Nice picture.

MaryAlice on August 6, 2013

Thank you, J.V. :)

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