Estate sale with collectibles from the old Gary's Stagecoach Junction Restaurant

Estate sale with collectibles from the old Gary's Stagecoach Junction Restaurant

Longtime Palm Beach County residents remember Gary's Stagecoach Junction restaurant in Loxahatchee Groves.

Opening back in the 70s, it was a fixture off Southern Boulevard and then in the 80s off Military Trail in Lake Worth.

Just a small glimpse of old South Florida history.

A two-story warehouse plus three separate sheds are full of contents that once cluttered the walls of the old Gary's Stagecoach Junction Restaurant.

You remember Gary's?

The old restaurant, gift shop, and general store that once sat just down the road of Lion Country Safari later moved to Military Trail in Lake Worth where its down-home country style only grew.

"About 50 percent of the things that were in the building in the beginning were donated by local residents, after that my dad started collecting, going to yard sales, thrift stores and antique sales," Gary's son Scott Morello says.

The restaurant closed its doors before Gary passed away a couple of years ago and now Gary's collectibles are  up for sale.

Terry Miller was one of the first in the building to check out the stuff. "It's very exciting to buy, to find treasures, to be able to make a dollar finding treasures."

Antique expert Greg Strahm from TreasureQuest Auctions says there could be some hidden gems to be found. "Ah, this is interesting…this one(gun) is made in Italy.  This is probably from the 20s or 30s. This can actually sell for a pretty good price, this might do well for somebody."

If y'all want a piece of Loxahatchee country history mosey on down Friday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to 15222 Roberts Way in Loxahatchee Groves. The sale may extend into Sunday if there's enough stuff still there.

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