Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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King's Place Matchbook 1

King’s Place Matchbook 1

These matchbook covers for King’s Place are probably from the 1940s or early 1950s. My understanding is that three-digit phone numbers were only used prior to 1958. But I’m hardly an expert on the topic. Feel free to correct me.

King's Place Matchbook 2

King’s Place Matchbook 2

King’s Place was located near the Ohop Grange, and was a popular place to eat for decades.

If you want to read more on the history of the popular roadside diner, just click HERE.

Images courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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King's Place (ca. late 50s)

King’s Place (ca. late 50s)

 

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