Day: April 2, 2021

Carroll’s Men’s Shop dressing the public since 1947

  • Carroll’s Men’s Shop opened in 1947 and was bought by Steve and Nancy Murray in 1984. Steve started working there in 1967.
  • Spring is a busy time with tuxedo rentals for weddings and proms. They also do varsity jackets.
  • Murray is encouraged by the revitalization he’s seen of Main Street over the past few years, including remodeling to the building he’s in.
  • Over the years, Murray has seen the focus of the store and fashion change from formal wear to causal clothes.

COSHOCTON – Steve Murray of Carroll’s Men’s Shop can easily size up a customer when they walk in the door. After 54 years in the men’s clothing business a tape measure just confirms what he already knows. 

The store at 541 Main St. dates back to 1947 and a little further down the road. Murray has a picture in the back showing where the shop used to be

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[Photo: courtesy Ulla Johnson]

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