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Sears advertisement, 1948

Posted on March 18, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
A full-page ad for the Sears Roebuck and Co. that ran in the Aug. 26, 1948 Lexington Herald. At the time, Lexington had one Sears location, 213 East Main Street. It is now the site of Chase Tower. Sears had eight-decade history in Lexington, that ended in 2013 with the closing of Sears at Fayette Mall. Recently, a Sears Hometown - an outlet store that was spunn off of Sears - opened in Lexington on Saron Drive off of Tates Creek Road.

A full-page ad for the Sears Roebuck and Co. that ran in the Aug. 26, 1948, Lexington Herald. At the time, Lexington had one Sears store, at 213 East Main Street. It is now the site of Chase Tower. Sears had an eight-decade history in Lexington that ended in 2013 with the closing of Sears at Fayette Mall. Recently, a Sears Hometown — an outlet store that was spun off from Sears — opened in Lexington on Saron Drive off Tates Creek Road. Click on the image for a closer look.

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