That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

November 1, 2012

Hickory Farms

Filed under: Christmas,commercials — Anita @ 9:31 pm

I was watching this commercial break from 1980, and saw a real deal mall location Hickory Farms, something that has been extinct since at least the mid to late 1990s.

Newmarket North/Newmarket Fair Mall in Hampton, Virginia had one when it was first opened in 1975, and it shuttered around the time the mall really began to die around 1994, 1995:

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1 Comment »

  1. Whoa. Playing Santa on the TV ad is Hal Smith, the actor who played Otis Campbell, town drunk of Mayberry, on the Andy Griffith Show.

    Comment by Kevin Seward — November 2, 2012 @ 9:18 am | Reply


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