Moses Green


Main Street
Sumter, SC


Around 1883, Russian immigrant Moses Green (1858-1927) arrived in Sumter, South Carolina. There, he entered the retail and wholesale grocery business with a store at 3 North Main Street. His store remained in open until his death in 1927.

Main Image: Moses Green advertisement. Reprinted from The Watchman and Southron, August 17, 1887.

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation.

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