Slideshow: Vineyard ads from 20 years ago

Some businesses long gone, and prices too!

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Campbell Douglas Harness and Feed store at Rainbow Farm was closed and sold in 2009. Today we know the site as the Grey Barn and Farm. – MV Times file photo, 1996.

Sometimes it’s fun to go back in time and take a look at who was advertising in The Times, and what they were advertising. Twenty years ago we ran an ad to “See the internet live!” at a seminar at the Harbor View. Century 21 was virtually giving away real estate, at least by today’s standards. And Shirley’s was “Still crazy after all these years!” Have any stories of doing business on the Island back in the old days? Let us know: onisland@mvtimes.com.