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Pioneer Store

PIONEER STORE 

BENJAMIN SHREVE, THE SETTLEMENT'S 
EARLIEST KNOWN SCHOOLTEACHER,ENTERED 
THE GENERAL MERCHANDISE BUSINESS IN 
1855. CREDITED WITH NAMING THE TOWN, 
HE WAS APPOINTED FIRST POSTMASTER OF 
LAFAYETTE IN 1857. HE ERECTED THIS 
BUILDING IN THE EARLY 1860'S AS A STORE, 
POST OFFICE, AND DWELLING HOUSE 
DEDICATED BY ROTARY CLUB OF LAFAYETTE 
JUNE 15, 1970 

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