Item 1986.148.7 - Wm Muir General Grocer

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Wm Muir General Grocer

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CA DHM 1980.148-1986.148.7

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  • c.1888 (Creation)
    1882 is written on the photograph, however, Muir's store did not open until 1888.

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Photograph: 12" X 9.75" (b/w)

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Donated to the Daly House Museum in 1986.

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Photograph of William Muir standing in front of his general grocery store on 6th Street in Brandon.

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History: In 1882 William Muir (1859-1946) began working for Coombs & Stewart, Brandon's first merchants. In 1888, he established his own general store (Wm Muir General Grocer) on 6th Street in Brandon. The store remained open until 1938.

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