Exploring the country to find what it means to be American, if there is such a thing. Profiles from every state, from small towns and big cities, from the old and the young. Hopefully we see can a bit of ourselves in their stories.
This is a bit of a mecca for antiques in the area but it’s been a bit slower recently. Customers are getting older. This generation of kids don’t appreciate good wood, they don’t appreciate fine china, they don’t set a table. Not all of them, but very few. We’ve got people coming into town but it’s mostly older people. Or people that don’t want this type of history.
We were a town of 1000 people, counting kids, and we were impacted by 1.2 million people in the summer. So we went to the legislature and said, “You can fund our town, fund our police, fund everything, or you can let us do it.”