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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.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Bowens Store

Among the old time country stores still around and providing customers with a little bit of everything here in St. Mary's County we have Dent's and Chaptico Market.  Over in Calvert County they have Bowen's Grocery in Huntingtown. 

The current issue of the County Times has a good  article written by Dick Myers on how Bowen's Grocery has been sold.  To read the complete article (click here and scroll down to Pg. 6.))  The following excerpts are from the article:






For no particular reason here's George talking about some juke joint made famous with a dance named after it.

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