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By John Oliver, President, Historical Society

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This ad from a 1945 Nashville newspaper shows that the Maxwell House was a popular place to dine on Sundays – and look at that menu!

Our rummage through the boxes of papers, deeds, letters, newspapers and books in our local Historical Society archives has turned up an interesting story that is “good to the last drop”!

If you are a coffee drinker, you are familiar with this slogan for Maxwell House Coffee – at one time the best-known brand of coffee in the country.

But you might not be aware of its connection to one of Hartsville’s oldest families!

Get the rest of the story by picking up this week’s Hartsville Vidette!