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Gilbert's Trading Post

Opening in 1933,  Gilbert's Trading Post supplied Baker County residents with general supplies including paint, lumber, hardware, fertilizer and used furniture. Local moonshiners brought their glass jars and corks there as well.

An entrepreneur, Mr. Will Gilbert engaged in such enterprises as a successful house moving company and under government contract, constructed outhouses throughout the county to help combat the hookworm that plagued the rural families at that time. 

The Trading Post exhibit showcases many eras of the county's development and includes collections of objects belonging to local residents which are displayed along with personal histories.