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PHOTOS: Hillsboro antique store closes up shop

  • The sign shows the entrance to Windsor Cottage Antiques, just off Route 9 in Hillsboro, on Monday, July 10, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • An old bicycle sits in front of the barn at Windsor Cottage Antiques on Route 9 in Hillsboro on Monday, July 10, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Owner Linnea Steeves of Windsor Cottage Antiques in Hillsboro retrieves some sale items for a customer on Monday, July 10, 2017. The store is closing on Aug. 20 after 24 years in business, 14 years at the corner of 2nd New Hampshire Turnpike and Route 9 in Hillsboro. After learning the building’s proprietor was selling, Steeves thought it was time to close up. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Owner Linnea Steeves lets a customer know that the Windsor Cottage Antiques will be closing on Aug. 20. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Nine-year-old Andrew Heim, in Hillsboro while vacationing from New York with his family, looks over some of the items for sale at the Windsor Cottage Antiques on Monday, July 10, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Windsor Cottage Antiques in Hillsboro is closing shop on Aug. 20 after 24 years in business, with 14 of them at the corner of 2nd New Hampshire Turnpike and Route 9 west of town. The business’s owner, Linnea Steeves, said building’s proprietor is selling the property so she thought it was time to pack up. Items are already on sale, but when Steeves was asked if business was brisk, she replied, “Is brisker a word?”