Hightstown, New Jersey: 2nd Hand Shop

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Conover Rd, Hightstown, NJ
Just north of the intersection of northbound US Hwy 130 and Conover Rd.
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2nd Hand Shop
A long-abandoned store has a giant green hand painted across its front. Its crude cartoon fingers reached out and shook us until we added it to Roadside America. True story. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/27/2013]

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2nd Hand Shop.

2nd Hand Shop

I passed by this location and a sign in front says that it has been sold. Does anyone know if it can be saved? I am going to call the township and find out if they know what is the plan for this gorgeous old building -- which should be a museum.

[Jeanine DeNitto, 01/18/2018]

2nd Hand Shop.

2nd Hand Shop

Herman's 2nd Hand Shop was open for years. The Hermans are a local family and the store was like an estate sale gone nuclear. It was always cool to walk through the narrow passages, and the owner was a character. It was cleaned out and presumably sold within the last year. I grew up seeing the store and I hope the new owner won't just bulldoze it down. Like "Tillie" [iconic grinning face of the Jersey Shore], it is part of New Jersey old-times.

[Jim Turp, 08/09/2014]

2nd hand Shop

2nd Hand Shop

Really a good find. Kind of creepy that the building has curtains and furnishings in it ... Even though it has probably not been touched in 20-30 years.

[Anthony B, 06/28/2014]

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