16 April 2015

On This Day: Tea store opens

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. opened On This Day in 1880 in Lancaster. The shop features tea, coffee and sugar. It is located at 114 North Queen Street, formerly Joe Fritchey’s jewelry store. The tea company was established in 1809 in New York City. 

Source:

Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 16 April 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. 

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.