November 6, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 44

Parke's Grocery

This "remember" was sent to me from a reader, former Glasgow resident Laura Knight Haefer of Billings, in response to my recent writings on grocery stores from years ago. Laura reminisces here about Parke's Grocery, which operated about 1½ blocks from Southside School:

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Laura Knight Haefer\'s father, the late Ivy Leonard Knight, took this photo of David Parke at this Parke\'s Grocery in 1957. Ivy was a fixture on The Courier staff. The Parke children are featured outside the store in a picture on page 6A.

"I remember very well growing up just three and a half blocks from our little neighborhood grocery store. Yes, Parke's Grocery was three and a half blocks from our family home at the dike. The David Parke family lived in the southern part of the building and his neighborhood grocery was in the northern end.

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