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Kernís Menís Shop


106 E. Main Street


114 E. Main Street


107-109 E. Main


1938††††† Business launched at 106 Main Street



1944, 106 E Main



1947, Fire


1945††††† Moved to 114 E Main



114 E Main, 1950s-70s city assessor form, WHS_006_016a

114 E Main, 1950s-70s city assessor image WHS_006_016a



10 17†††††† Kernís Menís Shop, 114 Main Street, is observing its 25th anniversary of business in Watertown.The event is being marked by an anniversary sale which gets underway on Thursday. Ray Kern, proprietor of Kernís Menís Shop, launched his business at 106 Main Street in 1938.He opened his store in the former location of Kelly Metzger, and continued in that location until 1945, when he moved to his present location.Before opening his own store, Kern had been associated with Jeraldís, a chain store with headquarters in Saginaw, Mich.He served this firm as supervisor and real estate representative, and also had been manager of the companyís store in Watertown.



08 28†††††† Kern's Men's Shop (Smart Clothes for Men) will move to its newly remodeled store at 107 Main Street over the weekend and will be closed all day Monday, opening in its new location on Tuesday, it was announced this morning by Ray Kern.Kern's, which already has the largest stock in this part of the state, is increasing its stock on an even larger scale, now that the new store affords greater opportunities to display and maintaining merchandise.The store has also added a line of Ladies Pendleton Sportswear.


09 09†††††† Kernís Menís Shop which until recently was located at 114 Main Street, and which has now moved to its new enlarged and remodeled store building at 107 Main Street, will hold its grand opening there on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.Ray Kern, owner and operator of the business, now in its 20th year, made the announcement today.†† WDT





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