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Date:
January 18, 2023
Time:
10:00 AM
Location:
High Point Museum
Address:
1859 E. Lexington Ave
High Point, NC 27262
Cost:
FREE
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High Point Historical Society Presents: Guilford County’s Grocery Store History

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The High Point Historical Society will be hosting David Gwynn, librarian, urbanist, and retail historian at UNCG. As the creator of Groceteria.com, one of the first and largest websites devoted to supermarket history, Gwynn will speak on the history of grocery stores in Guilford County. The Historical Society will put on a food drive in conjunction with this event with more information to follow. Free and Open to the Public.

The High Point Historical Society will be hosting David Gwynn, librarian, urbanist, and retail historian at UNCG. As the creator of Groceteria.com, one of the first and largest websites devoted to supermarket history, Gwynn will speak on the history of grocery stores in Guilford County. The Historical Society will put on a food drive in conjunction with this event with more information to follow. Free and Open to the Public.

Along with the program, the Historical Society is partnering with local grocery stores to sponsor a food drive to benefit D-Up. With every canned food donation, attendees will receive a raffle ticket to win local grocery store gift cards. Sponsors for the food drive include Food Lion, High Point Harris Teeters and The Fresh Market, all of whom have graciously donated gift cards for the raffle. 

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