Monday, February 16, 2015

Thames (NZ): Lost Landmark - Wood's Store

LOST LANDMARK: WOOD'S Store, Grahamstown, Thames. A Family business that operated for 100 years, until it closed in 1977. The building was demolished by the new owners and three shops constructed on the site. Full history at Treasury Journal.

The advertisement below appeared in many editions of the Wises Directory, Thames listings. Thames Central Cheap Stores, Wholesale & Retail. Run by the Wood's family foe several generations, the store stocked a wide variety of products.

Left: Old View of the shop. Right: the site of the shop today.

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