In 1907 brothers Jacob, Samuel and Harry Lestz opened Lestz Brothers Dry Goods at 13 W. Chestnut Street. By 1944, Jacob had taken over the business and moved it to 15 S. Prince Street. In 1960, he moved the business to the old Food Fair grocery store building on 436 W. James Street in Lancaster.
“Money isn’t everything,” Jacob said once about his business. “It’s good spirit and good will.”
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