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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Years ago, Westminster seemed to corner the market in corner groceries

Years ago, Westminster seemed to corner the market in corner groceries

On this day in history, Oct. 2, 1948, the talk of the town was about the Westminster Co-op moving to a larger location at 8 Locust St.

A newspaper clipping from Oct. 1, 1948 reads, "New Co-Op Store A Credit To City. Located Opposite Parking Grounds - Committees Assisting Manager For Official Opening Oct. 7th."

For those not old enough to remember, the Westminster Co-op was a food cooperative that was originally formed in Taneytown by 18 local families in 1937...

http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/neighborhoods/westminster/ph-ce-eagle-archive-1002-20111003,0,6534477.story

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