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Mast General Store

Mast General Store
WaySearch 630 West King Street Boone
Watauga USA
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Phone: 828-262-0000

The Boone store has a long tradition of retailing. The building was constructed in 1913 and 1917. One side of the building was actually a bank at one time - The People's Bank. Other tenants of the building included a five and dime, a restaurant, and one of the first radio stations in this area. In 1940, a local gentleman named Guy Hunt opened his department store and provided locals with a wide selection and friendly, down-home service. Hunt's occupied the building until 1987. Now, Mast Store's Old Boone Mercantile is brimming with items from all areas of the Mast Store - mercantile with its cast iron cookware, coffees, and Amish rocking chairs; outdoor and shoes with brand names like Rockport, Asolo, Danner, Lowa, Royal Robbins, Solstice, Sierra Designs, and Jansport; fashion featuring Woolrich, Flyshacker Flannels, handknit sweaters by Northern Isles, and Columbia Sportswear. Also at the Boone location is a treat for young and old alike - 500 old-fashioned, hard-to-find candies overflowing from barrels. Family Fun Magazine calls it "better than Halloween."

There’s a lot going on at the Mast General Store over Memorial Day Weekend!

If you are looking for bargains, try the Sidewalk Sales at all locations Friday through Monday

You can save Up to 50% off clothing to help you be ready for summer –look for classic white tee shirts, cool cotton oxfords and golf shirts that wick moisture away from your skin.

Or, if your home needs a little something special, come out to the little Red Schoolhouse behind the Original store in Valle Crucis where we will have Salesmen’s Samples of home furnishings and accents at great prices.

For those of you who want to get out more this summer, stop by the Annex location on Saturday May 26 for our TAKE IT OUTSIDE program. Noted author Randy Johnson will be signing his recently released second edition of Hiking North Carolina, a representative from Gregory Backpacks will be on hand to answer your questions, the Western North Carolina Small Wind Initiative will be raffling some great outdoor gear and Angela Moss and Ash River will provide live entertainment.

Need some new sandals? You can recycle your old ones and get a discount on a new pair of Chacos.

If all the shopping makes you hungry, we will have grilling sauces, rubs and pestos to sample at the Original Store in Valle Crucis.

Mast General Store – Historic Valle Crucis, Downtown Boone.

Date added: 2007-05-21 12:08:42    Hits: 1223
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