Reflections by Sammy Way: Montgomery Ward establishes department store

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 5/21/22

Reflections recalls the establishment of a Montgomery Ward Department Store at 106-108 N. Main St. in 1929. Research notes that this enterprise was named for "two U.S. retail corporations. The original Montgomery Ward & Co. was a world-pioneering …

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