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SoLost: Carmichael's Store

The Carmichael general store near Utica, Mississippi was opened in 1898 and run by three generations of Carmichael men until its closing in 2005. W.D. Carmichael founded it in 1898; his son D.A. ran it from 1918 to 1945, and his son Harris Carmichael took it over and operated it for sixty years until his passing in 2005. A genuine time capsule, the decaying country store still draws the curiosity of passers-by and the affection of former customers years later. Harris Carmichael's devoted widow Marian still lives in their home next door and is known to give a tour every so often ....

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