February 15, 2020
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What do you know about these long-gone Maine businesses?

File | The Star Herald
File | The Star Herald
Rite Aid, the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, officially took over the LaVerdiere’s store in Presque Isle in 1994.

If you’re of a certain age, you might remember shopping at places like Dexter Shoe, Ames, Bradlee’s, Woolworth’s — all chains and stores that have since gone the way of countless other family-owned businesses in Maine. Let’s see how much you remember from childhood trips to buy new boots, school shopping or picking up prescriptions.

Want more Maine trivia? Check out our previous quizzes here.


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