Visit Salida's Historic Five & Dime

 

The "F" Street Five & Dime is a must stop on your travels through Salida, Colorado. This historic heart of the Rockies five and dime has a reputation for carrying some of the best souvenirs in town! From signs, unique T-shirts and personalized items to South of the border fascinations along with the best selection of nostalgia candy West of I-25. This former hometown pharmacy is also famous for  The Honor Roll Board  WWII Memorial Wall, a restoration effort that is the pride of Salida.  Come in and see Larry and the gang at the "F" Street Five & Dime. 

Cool Stuff!

 

Before you visit the Five & Dime, check out this photo gallery to see all the cool stuff you can get! From nostalgia candy to toys plus gourmet foods, snacks, drinks, Colorado souvenirs, mugs, water bottles, bags & gear, knick-knacks, signs, wall hangings, cards, gifts, jewelry, rocks, socks, sweatshirts, T-shirts and more! Make the "F" Street Five & Dime your first stop in downtown Salida!

 

Keeping Salida Weird

 

The "F" Street Five & Dime has a collection of some of the best and most unique 

T-shirts you'll find anywhere! 

Home of The Wall

The WWII Chaffee County Honor Roll Board is a tribute to the 700+ Chaffee County residents who served during World War II. For over 50 years these men were enshrined beneath a thick layer of stucco on the South wall of what was originally Alexander’s Drug & Jewelry Store on the corner of F and Second Streets in Salida. Then Larry Kachadourian arrived and changed all that. Larry found "The Wall" again while creating the "F" Street Five & Dime in that location. He pushed on a pipe sticking through an inside wall and it went through the outside wall, revealing a small portion of the memorial--Enough to see the important artifact hiding there. After that, with the help of Salida's Dan Johnson the wall became an ongoing community restoration project that residents of Salida and Chaffee County pitched in to renovate. This just proves that what locals say is true, Salida is all ❤️! Come by and take your picture by this historic landmark when you stop by the "F" Street Five & Dime and post on The Wall FB Page with #SalidaVetWallPic.

A Look Back

 

The "F" Street Five & Dime has a rich history. The building dates back to the late 1800's and it was originally the town pharmacy. The transformation began  in 2013 after Larry moved into the building. Click  below to take a walk down memory lane and see the building before and after it's renovation to the current state. 

 

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147 F Street / Salida, CO 81201

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