Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Midwives and Medicine

Care of the sick was an immediate need, a role left primarily to the women of the family, and most common illnesses were treated with home remedies brewed of barks, herbs, or common household solutions. A doctor or...

William Horsley and Sons

The Co-op Store was good training for William Horsley, who served as manager until 1884, when he was called on a mission. In his absence his four sons started a business on a small scale on the east side of Main Street...