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History At Home: Shopping–Past & Present
June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
“Shopping Past & Present – Frontier Goods to War Rationing” – Did you know that yearly newspaper subscriptions were $1.50 a year in 1898? That in 1924, ham in Alexandria was 14 cents a pound? And that one whole chicken fed 80 students school lunch in 1940? Explore the history, services and prices local General Stores have been providing people for generations.