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Owned and operated by Martha Hollins Ford, Hollins Grocery was located in this building. It was the center of a neighborhood known as the "Bear's Den." Several Civil Rights workers were housed by local families in the neighborhood, and several Freedom Riders lived in a room at the back of Mrs. Ford's house.
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