The promised land

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The promised land

Morris Levey’s store in Tiffany became the heart of the community
For more than 40 years, Maurice Levey owned and operated the Tiffany Mercantile Co. For the first half of the 20th century, Levey’s store was the commercial and community center of this small town southeast of Durango. Levey’s nephews Ives Murray, left, and Buddy Bond, spent their summers in Tiffany with their uncle.
Morris Levey, seen in the 1940s at his ranch north of Tiffany, would own, rent, sell and buy back several ranches, homes and stores during his lifetime.
Maurice Levey was liked and respected by many, including Chief Ignacio of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

The promised land

For more than 40 years, Maurice Levey owned and operated the Tiffany Mercantile Co. For the first half of the 20th century, Levey’s store was the commercial and community center of this small town southeast of Durango. Levey’s nephews Ives Murray, left, and Buddy Bond, spent their summers in Tiffany with their uncle.
Morris Levey, seen in the 1940s at his ranch north of Tiffany, would own, rent, sell and buy back several ranches, homes and stores during his lifetime.
Maurice Levey was liked and respected by many, including Chief Ignacio of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.
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