Last updated 9/23/2020 at 4:49pm
This month, amongst other things, I will introduce you to historic sign #16 – Ms. Mat's and Ms. Dot's store. We will take the scenic route, for, as always, there are added treasures that we discovered as we talked to different people.
For over five decades, Mattie O. Pierce owned various businesses at this site, including a café, pool room and package store. After Mrs. Pierce passed, her daughter, Dorothy P. Hill, operated the package store before closing permanently in the 1990s.
Artis Hill Williamson is the catalyst for this week's adventure.
"I'm very proud of my great-grandmot...