Belk's storefront is seen on the south 100 block of Main St. in March of 1955. This location would be on your left if you were traveling north on Main St.
Today, it's a city park.
Did you know?
The founder of Belk's, William Henry Belk, was born in Lancaster.
He opened the first store in Monroe in 1888.
Belk's was one of the first stores in the country to offer returns if a customer didn't like their item after taking it home.
What's your favorite memory from shopping downtown?
(Photo by Lavoy Studio/The Lancaster Archive)