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Updated: 03/06/2014 08:00:02AM

Sunday flea market: purchase putters, plants, pickles and puppies

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JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Debra Worley, the inspiration and creator of the Sunday morning flea market at the base of Placid Tower.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Roger Foltz about ready to give two of his puppies happy homes with new families.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


80-year-old Lake Placid vendor John Francis sets up his display of golf bags and clubs.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Vendor Jose Manuel looks on as his son Joe points out to a customer the fine feature of one of his mother's flower creations.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Becky Hillman proudly points to her table of delicious goodies.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


A sign along U.S. 27 alerts drivers-by's of the Sunday morning farmers flea market in Lake Placid.

By TOM MEISENHEIMER

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Lake Placid, like many other communities, sees its fair share of weekend garage sales. Signs go up on street corners on Thursdays, announcing the Friday, and Saturday sales. But the siren call of bargains now has a broader reach.

There is also a Sunday morning garage sale without the garage. It’s a flea market at the base of the Placid Tower on U.S. 27, nestled between Platter’s Restaurant and The Tower Restaurant.

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