John Graham McCrorey b.1860 d.1923 opened his first store in Scottsdale, Pennsylvania in 1882. He was know for his thrifty nature and legally dropped the “e” in his name McCrorey to save money on sign lettering! There were 244 J. G. McCrory stores in 1933 when the company declared bankruptcy but it later resumed business as McCrory’s Stores and continued to operate until 2002! Facts: Wikipedia Do you remember McCrory’s on Washington Street? This photo was taken before the August 11,1954 fire that burned through the L shaped store! After the fire the McCrory’s store was rebuilt with a new facade. Do you remember McCrory’s on Washington Street in Easton, Maryland?
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