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Society spotlights history of retail

Town Historian Robert Grigg at the Colebrook Historical Society. Photo by Kateri Kosek

COLEBROOK — The Colebrook General Store has been hailed as the longest continuously operating store in Connecticut, open from 1812 to 2007. 

But its age has gained 20 years because of a dozen or so ledgers found in a trunk within a trunk in an upstairs room of the Colebrook Historical Society building.

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