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P.P. Cobb General StoreHistory of The P.P. COBB Building

The P.P. COBB Building was a trading post built by Captain Benjamin Hogg in 1882.  It was purchased by Peter P. Cobb in 1896, and then purchased by the Adams Ranch in 1998.  It is the oldest commercial establishment in St. Lucie County. It is located near the City Marina & by the City Marina traffic circle at Downtown Fort Pierce Historic District.

History of The P.P. COBB GENERAL STOREP.P. Cobb Building
As the first store in Fort Pierce, it was used for trading between local Indian tribes, local planters, and sailing trading schooners out of Saint Augustine and Jacksonville, Florida. More information about this historic building can be found by visiting the St. Lucie Historical Museum.


P.P. COBB GENERAL STORE & DELICATESSEN (previously known as P.P. COBB GENERAL STORE & BAREFOOT GOURMET), under ownership and management since May 11, 2007, is centrally located at The P.P. COBB Building and open daily.

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