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Monday, June 22, 2015

New York Store –

In many pictures of Minot’s Main Street one sees The New York Store. The original location of the New York Store was on the east side of North Broadway. The location was about where Ten North Main is now . Then as pictured later on The New York Store moved to the the Southwest Corner of Main and Central. This location was at the turn of the century the home of Jack Doyle’s Saloon. The best known saloon in Minot at the time. Peter P Lee replaced the saloon with a general store. The building was known as the Lee Block. In 1906, Julius Fauchald  bought the building and Lee’s Store became known as the New York Store. The building contained offices in the upper floors and was known as the New York Store Block.  In 1912 Julius Fauchald sold the New York Store to Woolworths, which operated until 1982. Fauchald moved next door and established Fauchald’s Department Store which continued until it was sold to Abraham Bader in 1943.

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