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JJ Hapgood

  • Street: 305 Main Street
  • Town: Peru
  • Contact: Timothy & Juliette Britton
  • Telephone: 802-824-9824
  • Get directions

Plans are well underway to restore the function of this important gathering place back to the Peru Village. The new store will include an eatery and so much more. We will keep you up to date on our progress as we go. Thank you for your support!

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After 30 Years, Teago General Store Changes Hands

A week after signing the store away, Chuck Gundersen sat in his blue apron at the butcher block near the dry goods shelves, describing how others viewed him during his 30-year tenure as proprietor of the Teago General Store.


“It always sounds to me like I’m the antithesis of what a general store owner should be,” Gundersen said, his freckled skin and white hair a testament to his 73 years. “People will say, ‘The guy never talks. He doesn’t smile very much. He’s very reserved.’ ”