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Historical Museum

Located in La Conner
"Come to the top of the hill for a spectacular view of Skagit County history"

Sugar is prominently displayed in this grocery ad. It continued to be a scarce item throughout the war due to lack of manpower to harvest sugar beets in country and the scarcity of ships transporting sugar cane from Hawaii.

"I can remember when a store received a shipment of scarce items, such as nylons or chocolate candy bars, word spread like wildfire and lines formed immediately at the store."
D. T., Anacortes