The General Store & Souvenir Shop

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In about 1976 Mrs. Thomas and her carpenter, Mr. O. A. Buchanan, replicated this structure with part of the 1830 double corn crib and old lumber to create form a typical nineteenth-century East Texas crossroads mercantile store. 
 
General stores were just that.  They had a little bit of everything!  Customers could get a bath or haircut, have their shoes shined, purchase gas and kerosene, and buy a variety of provisions.  In addition to the Gift Shop, the store houses a mercantile collection which includes old store furnishings, signs, period merchandise and collectibles.
Be sure to bring a bit
of spending money! 
In addition to drinks and snacks, the General Store carries a line of historically inspired gifts and souvenirs.