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Beck's Antiques & Books, 708 Caroline Street, Old Town Fredericksburg  VA

Fine Antiques from local homes and estates. Books on Virginia history and Civil War. Art-Architecture and Antiques reference.

In the 1930's, 708 Caroline was the Mitchell's Fruit & Vegetables store.

Mr. Mitchell regularly drove his truck to Florida and returned with loads of produce. Bananas were a specialty.

On one occasion Mr. Mitchell brought back a baby alligator to amuse his children. The alligator was kept in the basement with the bananas.


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PROPRIETORS: Bill and Susan Beck