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T. C. Lindsey and Co. General Store

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Address: Jonesville, TX
Phone Number: 903-687-3382
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This general store has been in business for more than 150 years and offers...

This general store has been in business for more than 150 years and offers many items at very cheap prices.

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I loved going back in time visiting this store.

Go upstairs and look at the old clothes. I purchased a flannel shirt sold the year I graduated high school.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
hesaidshesaidin... K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go upstairs and look at the old clothes. I purchased a flannel shirt sold the year I graduated high school.

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Thank hesaidshesaidin... K
Longview, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Like stepping back in time . This place has been in operation since 1847 . A little piece of East Texas History . If only those walls could talk . There was a Lady there that has worked there for over 50 years who can quote history all day long . The hoop cheese cut on a 100+ year old... More 

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Thank Fred S
Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Visited while exploring old Highway 80 in eastern Texas. Was like a time machine. Still family owned, things were slow enough that the family showed me around and told me about the history of the store and of Jonesville in general. Well worth the time and will bring back many memories!

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Thank Jeff J
Atlanta, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have taken my history and marketing students to "touch history." This store was being built in the Republic of Texas era and it becoming a state in 1846. Students can see a historical General Store, the old post office within, the listing of 7 Disney movies made there, eat a wedge of "rat trap cheese" cut from the circular... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have had the privilege of taking some of my best fiends to the T. C. Lindsey General Store for their first visit. My grandparents had a store like this when I was a child but it was not of this scale. It still brings back memories. If you are traveling between Dallas and Shreveport do yourself a favor and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This should be added to your "bucket list" of must stops if you are in east Texas. Just a couple of miles off Interstate 20. You will not be disappointed if you love history. A note of caution---this store is open just a few hours each wee. The Friday we visited the hours I believe were 10AM to 2PM and... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We walked into the store and it felt like we stepped back in time. It's a must-see! We were offered samples of a cheddar cheese that the store clerk cut for us on a 100+ year-old cheese cutter. My sisters both loved the cheese enough to purchase some! There are some items there that are not for sale (a lot... More 

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2 Thank WednesdayNightGirl
Cotopaxi, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We visit T.C.Lindsey & Co. Yearly , usually in October. We enjoy sitting around with a soda and cheese and crackers and talking with the Vaughan and Miller families who own this general store since 1846 . We like to purchase the jellies, jams, and butter spreads as they taste great and make wonderful gifts ! Last year we were... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

This place was not at all what I expected. Let me first explain that my family wanted to bring here when I came for a visit because I am the type of person that enjoys antiques, museums, and experiencing "the way things used to be." Some general stores I have visited have been preserved as they were in their heyday,... More 

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5 Thank joewhite22
Shreveport, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2008

TC Lindsey is a must see. My family lives about 30 minutes from the store, but we come to visit about once a year, and have always brought out of town friends here to experience it. We used to come by overalls from the upstairs section with the giant pair of overalls hanging over the stairs that fascinated me as... More 

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