Scenes From Mecosta, Morley and …Tom Hardy Grocery/Dam

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My husband’s  grandparents  owned this store  near Morley, MI from 1962-1968.

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Want to buy a run-down party store? Make an offer! 
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My mom-in-law used to work as a bookkeeper  in this store for her parents when she was a teen. Living quarters upstairs were used during inclement weather.

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Roadside  park near Tom Hardy dam. BTW, the dam/grocery  are not really named for actor Tom Hardy, but they are named for Oliver Hardy. Oh OK, that’s  a joke, too! Uh..Hardy Boys? 🙂

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 The 87-year-old Oliver Hardy Dam had to be temporarily  closed recently  and be reinforced. Evidence of this can be seen here.

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We didn’t  use a horse-drawn buggy in our adventures today, but they are a common sight in Newaygo/Mecosta/Osceola counties.

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