Our State

Washburn Hardware Store

Clip: Season 1000 | 5m 58s

‘If we don’t have it, you don’t need it’. That phrase used to sum up the contents of hundreds of country stores that served as the only outlet for dry goods in small towns and hamlets all across North Carolina. Did you think all of these stores had been swept away by big-box mega shopping complexes? Think again.

Aired: 11/03/05

Rating: NR

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