Part 2 Barton (VT) Hill’s Department Store

Chain: Hill’s Department Stores

Date Opened: 1949

Date Closed: 

Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) [Current Address]:

Former Store(s)  in Location(s):

Later Store(s) in Location(s):

Do buildings still exist?:

Owners, Managers, Employees:

  • Edward Leonard – the first manager (from Lyndonville) – opening to Apr 1950
  • Laurence LaPearl (or LaPerle or LaPearle) – the second manager Apr 1950 until Sep 1951
  • Mrs. Eleanor Stevens – the second manager, replaced LaPearl – Sep 1951

Subsequent Owners if sold:

Articles, Pictures, Ads:

Hill’s Barton -Harry Kropsky in Barton – new Hill’s store (The Caledonian-Record Jan 07 1949 p6)


Hill’s Barton -ad Portrait (The Caledonian-Record Feb 02 1949 p4)

Hill’s Barton -ad with Lyndonville (The Caledonian-Record Mar 15 1949 p11)

Hill’s Barton -Laperle – Manager Barton store (The Caledonian-Record Apr 07 1950 p2) JICNOTE: “Boston” should be “Barton”


Hill’s Barton – Eleanor Stevens – new manager (The Caledonian-Record Sep 08 1951 p8)