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Old 11-13-2023, 01:16 PM   #1
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Many memories of Meredith while vacationing on Pinnacle Park Road in the 50s and 60s. Samaha's, the Key Theatre, Prescott Pharmacy, True's Gift Shop etc. What are your favorites?
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I remember Ted Trevor had an Amoco (I think) gas station where Lago is as well as a seaplane business.
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I was always terrified of the "IF YOU BREAK IT, YOU'VE BOUGHT IT" sign in Trues.

Shopping at the A&P.
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Many memories of Meredith while vacationing on Pinnacle Park Road in the 50s and 60s. Samaha's, the Key Theatre, Prescott Pharmacy, True's Gift Shop etc. What are your favorites?
In the other post you mentioned the Dairy Bar. I remember the one right on the corner where the lights are now. Is that the one you were referring to? When I was little we used stop there either going to Laconia or going home.
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The tulip chairs on the porch at True's that said "For Tired Men". At Interlakes/Weeks Dairy Bar, my buddy and I used to split a Mount Washington sundae (two bananas, six scoops of ice cream for those who are new). Whoever finished his half first ate for free and the other guy paid.
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In the other post you mentioned the Dairy Bar. I remember the one right on the corner where the lights are now. Is that the one you were referring to? When I was little we used stop there either going to Laconia or going home.
That’s the dairy bar I was talking about, Interlakes Dairy Bar. I think it was somehow connected with Week’s Dairy Bar in Laconia. They had similar items on their menu, Awful Awful, Sissy Splits and the amount Washington sundae.
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The tulip chairs on the porch at True's that said "For Tired Men". At Interlakes/Weeks Dairy Bar, my buddy and I used to split a Mount Washington sundae (two bananas, six scoops of ice cream for those who are new). Whoever finished his half first ate for free and the other guy paid.
We challenged my Aunt to finish that sundae by herself at Weeks Dairy Bar in Laconia one Sunday night before the fireworks at the Weirs. Being the stubborn woman she was, she accepted the challenge. She finished it but laid in the backseat of the car with a very upset stomach and missed the fireworks.
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I was always terrified of the "IF YOU BREAK IT, YOU'VE BOUGHT IT" sign in Trues.

Shopping at the A&P.
I remember those signs. I loved the miniature animals they had on display in the box filled with fine white sand. What a temptation for a little kid.
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That’s the dairy bar I was talking about, Interlakes Dairy Bar. I think it was somehow connected with Week’s Dairy Bar in Laconia. They had similar items on their menu, Awful Awful, Sissy Splits and the amount Washington sundae.
Yes, that was the name!!
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Anyone remember Parisi’s Italian Restaurant and the Wakitatina?
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Yes, that was the name!!
The Weeks are friends- they have a lot of the old signs displayed in their barn.
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I remember those signs. I loved the miniature animals they had on display in the box filled with fine white sand. What a temptation for a little kid.
Here are my True's ceramic critters from the early 1960's. The shelves are part of my medicine cabinet which is from the Meredith Yield House.
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I remember Mame's, Yield House, Interlakes Diary, Mug, Meredith Station, Ambrose, Frankensundae.
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I remember Mame's, Yield House, Interlakes Diary, Mug, Meredith Station, Ambrose, Frankensundae.
Chase's restaurant, Amatex, Tulsa, Lake Shore Deli, Western Auto, St Charles Church
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Chase's restaurant, Amatex, Tulsa, Lake Shore Deli, Western Auto, St Charles Church
Lake Shore Deli had the best sub sandwiches in town.
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Remember going up a flight of stairs to enter the Key Theatre? It was next to AJ's Bait and Tackle.
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Lake Shore Deli had the best sub sandwiches in town.

They sure did and I loved the ones they had wrapped up by the cash register soaking up the dressing for a few hours
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There used to be a little deli, run by I believe a Greek. kind of near the intersection of Rt. 25 and Pleasant St.. It was on the same side as BarnZ's Movie Theater near the driveway to Meredith Village Savings Bank. I only remember the deli in the early 60's and not much after that. Made great Italian/Greek subs.
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There used to be a little deli, run by I believe a Greek. kind of near the intersection of Rt. 25 and Pleasant St.. It was on the same side as BarnZ's Movie Theater near the driveway to Meredith Village Savings Bank. I only remember the deli in the early 60's and not much after that. Made great Italian/Greek subs.
Lake Shore Deli. Right next to the Gulf station.

The deli in the house across the street, next to the former JB Scoops, used to be Symonds funeral home. That's Lakeside Deli
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Remember going up a flight of stairs to enter the Keytheatre? It was next to AJ's Bait and Tackle.
I I saw the movie "The Music Man" at the Key theatre in August 1962 while vacationing in center harbor. Great memories !!!!!
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My first lake time was on Waukewan in the early 60's. A trip into town was highlighted by a stop at the 5 & 10 for a new water toy and at the Sundries Shop for penny candy. There was a gas attendant who was a little person and he would climb up onto the engine to check the oil. I had no clue what being a little person was like then and it took over 50 years to when the Roloffs and Johnstons shared the life stories on tv to have even a slight idea.
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