Pearl’s ad Rouses Point Dannemora Keeseville Willsboro Au Sable Forks Ticonderoga (circa 1984?) (from Anderson Falls Museum ad collection)
Ad for Au Sable Forks Keesevllle and Willsboro with list of managers (December 1986 ECR?) (from Anderson Falls Museum business ad collection)Chain: Pearl’s Department Stores, Inc.
Date Opened: June, 1984 (source: PPR, January 24, 1985 p10A)
Date Closed: 1988 when Pearl’s Department Store, Inc. liquidated)
Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) [Current Address]: Main Street, NYS 22 Main Street [3759 Main St, Willsboro, NY 12996] Building was shared with Ashline Fruit Company retail store, and Marvin’s Inc., an Elizabethtown (NY) major appliance store.
Former Store(s) in Location(s): Building was former site of Grand Union, which moved across the street to a new building.
Later Store(s) in Location(s): Eventually Adirondack Hardware
Buildings still exist?: Yes, now site of Willsborough Hardware store (2018)
Owners, Managers, Employees:
Mara Ashline, co-manager (source: Press-Republican, January 24, 1985 p10A)
Marilyn (Curran) Strong, co-manager (Press Republican September 9, 1987 p6 wedding announcement)
Subsequent Owners if sold: Business was closed when chain went out of business in 1988.
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