Last K-Mart ClosesTue, 23 Nov 2021 06:02:16 EST
The last remaining Kmart in Michigan closed this weekend, ending 59 years of business in the company's home state.
The Marshall location, on Michigan Ave shut it doors for the final time Sunday. Kmart has deep roots in Michigan going back to 1899 when Sebastian Spering Kresge opening a five-and-dime store in downtown Detroit. The first Kmart store opened in Garden City, Michigan in 1962.
An Alpena K-Mart was initially located at the Alpena Mall as an anchor store, and moved across the street to it's own location where it remained until it's closure a few years ago.
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