Part 2 Au Sable Forks (NY) Pearl’s Department Store

Chain: Pearl’s Department Stores, Inc.

Date Opened:  c. May 23, 1983

Date Closed: 1988

Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) [Current Address]: Main Street, Au Sable Forks, NY

Former Store(s)  in Location(s):

Later Store(s) in Location(s):

Buildings still exist?: unknown

Owners, Managers, Employees: unknown

Subsequent Owners if sold:

Articles, Pictures, Ads:

Announcement of new Pearl’s in Au Sable Forks (Press-Republican May 23, 1983 p 10) Note: Article is incorrect. Keeseville store is still open, see ad below.

Pearl’s AuSable Forks Grand Opening ad (Press-Republican 1983-08-01 p14) Note: JIC Note: This store seems to be a mystery to residents of Ausable Forks.

Ad with stores in Press-Republican distribution area of Essex, Clinton and Franklin Counties (Rouses Point, Dannemora, Keeseville, Ticonderoga, Malone, Au Sable Forks). Willsboro store, not here, will open in June, 1984 (Press-Republican May 30, 1984 p9)

Recollections:

People in Ausable Forks today (September 2017)  do not remember even the existence of this store.