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Briggs Hardware has provided Raleigh with goods and building supplies since 1865. The history of the store and how it has changed over six generations over Briggs’ is detailed. The store is serving the citizens of Raleigh differently than in the past, but people are still coming to Briggs to meet a variety of needs.
Burke Brothers Hardware in Raleigh has been in business since 1936. The store began in front of the family's lumber mill. Part of it contained a grocery and butcher shop. When big grocery chains came to Raleigh in the 1950s, the store began to focus entirely on hardware. Burke Brothers prides itself on customer service and old-fashioned hardware knowledge. If a customer can't find what he wants at Burke Brothers, the chances are it doesn't exist.