Fort Scott Sidewalk Sale: Parking Spots Were Difficult to Find

Treasure Hunt owner, Carol Preston, takes photos of some of her merchandise during the sidewalk sale on Saturday. The store is located at 6. S. Main.

It was difficult to find a parking spot on Main Street in downtown Fort Scott on Saturday.


The Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce hosted the Merchant Madness Sidewalk Sale and invited shoppers to come shopping.


The mild weather and recent reopening of businesses during the COVID 19 pandemic made for a perfect day to go shopping.


Another Merchant Sale And Town-Wide Garage Sale


Another town-wide sale is coming soon and this time includes all those who want to clean out closets and garages.


On June 12-13 retailers will be celebrating National Flag Week, according to a press release from the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce.


With any purchase, shoppers will receive a souvenir American Flag and also they can fill out a Trivia Card to enter them into a drawing for $50 Chamber Of Commerce Bucks.


Also on that weekend of June 12-13, there will be a Spring Town-Wide Garage Sale.


To register one’s sale which will be printed on a  garage sale map, call  the Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce at 620. 223.3566. Sellers may also sign up at Bids & Dibs, 108 Scott Ave.


The cost is $10 to be added to the map.


All customers are to use hand sanitizer at every yard sale before touching merchandise and homeowner should have this available, also practice social distancing of being 6-feet apart, according to the press release.


Photos of some the participating retailers in the Merchant Madness Sidewalk Sale:

A customer shops in Nancy’s Gift Corner at Heidricks True Value Hardware Store, 1508 S. National, on May 30.


Sunshine Boutique owner, Georgia Brown visits with a customer on Saturday during the sidewalk sale. The boutique is located at 18 E. Wall.


A shopper walks past the Iron Store Store on North Main Saturday during the sidewalk sale.


Main Street Gallery and Gifts employee, Rachel McClellan, waits on a customer during the sidewalk sale on May 30.


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