AAA Editor Notes
Huntington, Hopkins & Company Hardware Store is at street level in the Big Four Building at 111 I St. This representation of a small-town 19th-century hardware store has such period items as lanterns hanging from the ceiling, crates stacked on the floor, and an assortment of vintage tools and implements. Docents provide historical information and explain how some of the older tools were used. A back room displays additional tools and machinery.
The store also has a retail operation that sells hard-to-find items like oil lamps and old-fashioned toys.
Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.