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Thomas James Store, Main Retail Space:

This shows James Store's interior front wall and double-door main entrance (far right). To the left of the open single doora later enlargement of an earlier windowa vertical wood strip marks where a now-vanished wall stood, dividing the retail space from a counting room or merchant’s office. This layout (with attic-space) was the traditional floor plan of stores for many decades prior. Original building material here includes the double doors, their upper hinges and staples for the security bar, all the siding to the right of the vertical strip, and the ceiling joists. When the James Store was relocated behind its original site on Main Street in the late 1840s by rolling it on logshauled probably by horses, mules, or oxenits orientation changed by 180 degrees.