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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Quade's Store

In case you hadn't noticed, I've been doing a little travel theme these past couple days.  From Grapeland, Texas to Hopkins, Belize to Santorini Greece, today I am taking you to Bushwood, Maryland and Quade's Store. 

Back in April of 2010 Pam and I attended the event that John Wharton discusses below.  I even did a little Buzzyblog post on it at the time (click here.) 
http://stmalib.archivalweb.com/imageViewer.php?i=1515500&q=quade

Mrs. Quade died in November of 2010.  Here is an excerpt from her obit as it appeared in the Enterprise. (Click link below to read complete version of it.)
http://stmalib.archivalweb.com
Here is a great video featuring Mrs. Quade talking about the Store and its history:

Moving onto Quade's current operations, as detailed on their FB page, they have a full schedule of upcoming events:

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