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The MM Shepherd store of Hendersonville, NC

Sturdy oak rocking chairs beside a pot-bellied stove, shelves generously filled with the needs of farm families, and, more than anything else, Mrs. M.M. Shepherd herself, accounted for the popularity of Shepherd’s store. Susan Frances Patton Shepherd had had no experience as a merchant, nor had her three daughters and a son left her time […]

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