If you drive by the intersection of 11th and New Hampshire Street too quickly, you’ll probably miss the building. The only indicators that you’re in the right place is the old Starbucks chalk board sign that marks the donation drop off and the piece of paper on the door that reads, “Lame Entrance Sign.” The Social Service League thrift store’s temporary new location looks like a mere warehouse on the outside, but what’s inside is another story.
According to store manager Jean Ann Pike, the Social Service League is the “biggest secret in town” because they rely on word-of-mouth to attract customers. While the shop sells what you can find in most thrift stores, Pike claims they also come across interesting finds such as old feather boas, used photo albums and inappropriately-shaped cake pans.
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