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1975 - Ames Has Grand Opening At New Amenia Store

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From a humble beginning in an old factory building in 1958 to a modern new store in Amenia to serve the residents of the Harlem Valley area, Ames Discount Department Store has developed a unique history in the modern age of discount store retailing.

In 1958, Ames opened its first small store in an empty mill factory building in Southbridge, Mass., to rank as a pioneer in the new discount store field in New England. This first Ames store was replaced in 1971 with a modern self-service store in Sturbridge, Mass. to serve the combined areas of both communities...


The Harlem Valley Times
Amenia, New York
Thursday, March 6, 1975

Visit Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

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