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Kansas City MKT & GRO aka Merigold Meats

Yesterday’s post was about the Gong Company, a Chinese-owned grocery store in Merigold.  Next door was what we assumed to be a separate store, although the sign is definitely revealing a connection.  I am going way out on a limb … Continue reading

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The Gong Company Merigold downtown

The Gong Company building in downtown Merigold is estimated by MDAH to be circa 1925.  Kit Gong came to the US in 1959 according to an oral interview with Delta State University (2000).  The 1940 Fidelis includes an ad reading: The Gong … Continue reading

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Merigold downtown Front Street

Another new discovery while we were in Mound Bayou last week was downtown Merigold, Mound Bayou’s next door neighbor.  We were on our way to Po’ Monkey’s when we made a detour to look at a church building, and whilst … Continue reading

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