Buffalo Grove Runs on Coffee
What would you pay for coffee and sugar? This customer payed $1.40 which is equivalent to about $22.40 today!
Today, Buffalo Grove residents buy coffee from Dunkin’ or the grocery store. In 1919, Buffalo Grove residents bought coffee at the Firnbach & Raupp General Store. For example, customer John Raupp purchased coffee, along with Post Toasties cereal, bandages and axle grease.