PART OF GRAVELTOWN’S HISTORY UP FOR SALE

PART OF GRAVELTOWN’S HISTORY UP FOR SALE
Community Grocery Restored By Owner

A piece of the Graveltown’s history is up for sale, a refurbished 1930’s era general store. Smith Brothers Store, located on Highway 80 , is part of 78 acres of property for sale in the Graveltown community.

The store was constructed in 1929-1930 by Herbert Sloan. Clarence Columbus Smith and Isham Smith, who began with a peddlers truck, opened a general store in the building.

Also, Raymond D. Smith operated a store at the location from 1945 to 1971. The store closed in the spring of 1972. The store sold groceries, candy, gasoline and some clothing items such as shoes.

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