Green River Star -

By Jennie Melvin
URA,Main Street Agency 

Notes from Town Square: The Green River Merc.

 


The Green River Mercantile is rich in history and has been home to many businesses; it was even a mortuary at one time.

Currently it houses the Southwestern Beauty Academy, Up, Up and Away Flowers and Balloons, and Tolly’s Coffee Shop. Susan Hehr is the owner and she gave me some background.

Susan’s grandfather built the store himself in 1905 where it began as a department store. Susan worked there with her mother until her mother passed away, at which time Susan took over the management of the business with the help of her family. After Susan lost her father, she decided to buy the Gr...



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