Wholesale Grocery building to see new life

Posted: June 14, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Photo courtesy of the Rogers Historical Museum Local residents brought wood on Saturday to sell in front of the Rogers Wholesale Grocery about 1910. (Note there is not a single female in the picture.) Before the days of the big chain groceries, there was a mom-and-pop grocery on every corner. Rogers Wholesale supplied merchandise to these stores.

One of the most historic buildings in Rogers is in the process of being restored and renovated and is an important part of the renewal wave of the original town. The Rogers Wholesale Grocery building at 101 E. Walnut St. -- most recently known as the Dollar Saver building -- is once again going to be the cornerstone of the historic district.

Courtesy photo The historic Rogers building that most recently housed the Dollar Saver is being renovated into “The 1907,” a building with multiple bu...

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