Part 2 Hoosick Falls (NY) Pearl’s Department Store

Chain: Pearl’s Department Stores, Inc.

Date Opened: Circa January, 1956

Date Closed:  Prior to  November 19, 1957

Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) Main Street [Current Address]: Store was on current location of Rite Aid Drugstore

Former Store(s)  in Location(s): unknown

Later Store(s) in Location(s): unknown

Buildings still exist?: No

Owners, Managers, Employees:

  • George Clark, Jr.
  • Charles Streit –  manager (2/23/1956 – 2/28/1957
  • Mrs. William Price – Clerk , than manager (2/28/1957 to closing)

Subsequent Owners if sold: unknown

Articles, Pictures, Ads:

Pearl’s Hoosick Falls – George Clark Jr. manager (Syracuse Herald-Journal 1956-02-03 p48)

Pearl’s Hoosick Falls – Clifford Streit Manager (St. Lawrence Plain Dealer 1956-02-23 p1)

Pearl’s Hoosick Falls – Toys ad (Bennington Banner 1956-11-17 p3)

Pearl’s Hoosick Falls Price named manager (Bennington Banner 1957-2-28 p5)

Pearl’s Hoosick Falls – Location of former Pear’s store which was torn down (Google Earth)