JC MERRITT GENERAL STORE

JC MERRITT GENERAL STORE

The J.C. Merritt General Store at Museum Village is named after a similar store owned and operated by John Carlton Merritt from 1875 to 1924 in Marlboro, NY. The 19th century general store sold everything from food to school supplies to clothing and hardware. It could even sometimes serve as a post office! When you step into this building, you will learn what people in the 19th century bought and used in their everyday lives, and about the village general store as a community gathering place.

The J.C. Merritt General Store at Museum Village is named after a similar store owned and operated by John Carlton Merritt from 1875 to 1924 in Marlboro, NY. The 19th century general store sold everything from food to school supplies to clothing and hardware. It could even sometimes serve as a post office! When you step into this building, you will learn what people in the 19th century bought and used in their everyday lives, and about the village general store as a community gathering place.