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Woman Power: All stores in The Thatch mall are owned by women | Features

OWhen The Thatch, a small shopping center on the corner of Sweeney and 18th Street, opened in November 1964, it housed the types of stores found in most malls.

There was Chumbley’s Carpetland, The Earle Men’s Store, Monfried Optical, S&H Green Stamp Redemption Center, Optometrist Dr. Howell Morgan, and Central Kentucky Mortgage Co.