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    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • Coffey's General Store has a collection of local history photographs
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • Exterior of Sunny Book Store, a general store built, owned, and operated from 1937 through 1988 by the parents of acclaimed North Carolina author Gloria Houston. Sunny Brook Store is now operated by Ms. Houston's mother, Ms. Ruthie, as a museum...
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • Some items from the general store are still on display
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • The old stove that used to heat Sunny Brook Store when it was a general store
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • A 1997 collection of literary works by Avery County students. Sunny Brook Store houses many local publications, local citizens' collections of a variety of items, scrapbooks made over the years by Mr. James Houston, and an eclectic mixture of...
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • An exhibit paying tribute to Gloria Houston's deceased brother
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • A display about Gloria Houston's father, James Myron Houston, who appears as "Little Jim" in Gloria's books
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • An early Houston family photo (subjects unidentified)
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • In 1998, the portion of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail that passes through the property at Sunny Brook Store, the Yellow Mountain Trail, was designated a certified protected segment of the Historic Trail
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • Ms. Ruth Houston accepting the National Park Service plaque designating the Sunny Brook Store's Yellow Mountain Trail portion of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail a protected segment
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • Sunny Brook Store is included in Charles Kurault's book North Carolina Is My Home
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • The store was built in the late 1800's and served for many years as the post office
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Sunny Brook Store

    • 2002-07-30
    • Ms. Ruth Etta Houston (nee Greene) with her high school graduating class. She is pictured at the bottom right
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • the back of the post office window has been left much as it was while still in use
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • The names of local people are still written on the individual mailboxes in the post office
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • The store has a large collection of household and farm equipment on display
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Coffey's General Store

    • 2006-06-24
    • A collection of antique typewriters and cash registers on display in the store
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)

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