Very few towns have a school-house-turned-local-market, but Hampstead can take claim to such a unique place known as Don's Market. According to current owner Wayne Dumas, the tiny school was purchased in 1930, then moved closer to the street, and converted into the town's produce and bait shop. "In 1933, an upstairs was built where I live now and the previous owners also lived," says Dumas, who bought the store in 1974. 'In 1959, Donald Duston bought the place, and then added an addition. He was a well-respected man around town, and that's part of why it's still called Don's today.' This article can be read in full with a Plus Edition account.

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