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Florida’s Best Newspaper for Antiques & Collectibles

                                NOVEMBER 2017 • Volume 31 No. 3

                                                                       by Roy Nuhn

                                                                         Thanksgiving Day was increasingly celebrated across the nation during the 18th and 19th
                                                                       centuries.  So much so that president Abraham Lincoln, acting upon the forceful suggestion
                                                                       put forth by Godey’s Lady Book editor Sarah Hale, proclaimed it a national holiday in 1863.
                                                                       The following year, the last Thursday of each November was designated as the occasion for
                                                                       a nationwide observance.
                                                                         Every year afterward, similar presidential proclamations were issued. Despite president
                                                                       Franklin D. Roosevelt’s efforts to change the date, the nation has traditionally honored the
                                                                       Pilgrim’s holiday ever since on the same general date.
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                       One Stop Shop for Everything Vintage
            Waldo Antique Village has something for everyone! Browse through a huge two
          story 24,000 sq. ft. building for items from 1890 to 1990. We have Asian Antiques,
          Mid Century Modern, 50’s or 60’s Kitchen décor and lots of pieces to complete
          that rustic farmhouse look? Find all kind of statement décor and collectible pieces
          like furniture, glassware, pictures, silverware, jewelry and more. Browse over 500
          records from all the old time favorites and find that “little bit country or sweet rock-
          n-roll”. Looking for the perfect sign for that Man Cave, we have old gas advertising
          signs, antique bar items and more. The mall is full of stoneware and enamelware
          pieces. Looking for a Teacup and matching Saucer? We have a whole wall of them.
          You can even mix and match. Want a piece of Corning or Pyres?  We even have
          someone with a complete set of Tulip Fireking bowls. You are sure to find a treasure
          from the past and maybe even one you can’t leave behind. New item’s being added
          on a daily basis, open Monday thru Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday and
          Sunday 9:00am to 6:00pm, only Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.  Waldo
          Antique Village is located next to the Famous Waldo Farmers & Flea Market at 17805
          NE US Hwy 301, Waldo, 9 mi S. of Starke at the Traffic  Light. For information or
          directions call 352-468-3111 or visit their website at
                                                                                      Wildwood Antique Mall brings a new concept to the antique malls by being
                                                                                   bright and spacious with large aisles for easy accessibility. We are noted for our
                                                                                   friendly and knowledgeable staff, as well as cleanliness and security. Wildwood
                                                                                   Antique Malls are professionally managed that brings new marketing opportunities
                                                                                   to both established and part-time dealers. Established dealers enjoy the benefit of
                                                                                   an additional location without significant overhead costs, while new dealers gain
                                                                                   access to a full complement of retail services. Stop on by at any of our 5 locations
                                                                                   to explore the history provided by our 600+ vendors!
                                                                                      Wildwood  Antique  Malls  locations  are:  364  Shopping  Center  Dr.,  Wildwood;
                                                                                   3530 Hwy. 98 N., Lakeland; 3550 S. Washington Ave., Titusville; 1240 Sarno Rd.,
                                                                                   Melbourne and opening in late October, a 5th location at 720 S. Hwy. 1, Vero Beach,
                                                                                   and coming soon Ft. Myers. All locations are open 7 days a week. For hours and
                                                                                   telephone numbers visit their website,

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              EVERY WEDNESDAY                                                                                                  HWY. 301
                APPROX 1:00 P.M.                                                                                           Zephyrhills, FL
              Antiques, Collectibles                                                                                       1-800-765-1628
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