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A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

The store's family motto is, "If you can't find it at A. Schwab's, you're better off without it!" As the oldest surviving establishment on Beale St., the store offers the visitor both local history and bizarre paraphernalia. Voodoo potions, elvis collectibles, and .99 ties are among the establishment's eclectic wares. The Beale Street Museum is located on the second floor.

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