Auntie Gogin's Store
The marker is located in Palestine, at the intersection of Main Street (IL Route 33) and Grand Prairie Streets.
Citizens of Palestine and The Illinois State Historical Society
On this block Mary Ann (Elwell) Gogin operated a general merchandise store in the late nineteenth century. One of the first women in Illinois to own and manage her own store, Mrs. Gogin was affectionately known as 'Auntie' to the residents of Palestine.
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