Part 2 Whitehall (NY) Pearl’s Department Store

Chain: Pearl’s Department Stores, Inc.

Date Opened: April 29, 1982

Date Closed:  Closed in 1988 when Pearl’s  Department Stores Inc. went out of business.

Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) Corner of  Main Street and Saunders Street [Current Address]:

Former Store(s)  in Location(s): J. J. Newberry

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

Buildings still exist?: Yes (See Photo below.)

Owners, Managers, Employees:

Subsequent Owners if sold: N/A

Articles, Pictures, Ads:

Pearl’s Whitehall – Store may move in (Post-Star 12-14-1981 p8)

Pearl’s Whitehall – Store to open this month (Post-Star 1982-04-07 p8)

Pearl’s Whitehall Store Opens (Post-Star 1982-04-30 p16)

Pearl’s Whitehall – Quote from article about revitalization of Whitehall (Post-Standard 04-19-1987, p12)

Pearl’s Whitehall – ad with Whitehall store (Press-Republican 1987-07-31 p10)

Pearl’s Whitehall – Picture of building where Pearl’s was (Google Earth 2020)