The original Lynch Market was in business from this building which once stood in Gallatin, MO. Jack Lynch sold groceries at Gallatin, MO, for decades, upgrading from this building into a larger one and then again relocating the business to front Highway 13 at 401 North Main Street.

Jack Lynch opened a grocery store in this building located where North Clay Street joins Park Street in Gallatin, MO. This was the main pathway into town before the MO-6 bypass. Window posters promoting Lipton Tea, Soflin Toilet Tissue, Crisco, and 3 cans of pork and beans for 39 cents are signs of the times, circa 1960.


As business grew so did the grocery store building housing Lynch Market serving Gallatin, MO. The move into this building along MO-13 kept the grocery store on the town’s main entryway even after the completion of the MO-6 bypass.

Food products purchases at Lynch’s Market in Gallatin were made more quickly with the installation of bar code scanners, shown here in use in 2000.

The countertop scanners were an improvement over handheld scanners in previous use.

Lynch Super Market was a leading business in Gallatin in the year 2000. After the retirement of founder Jack Lynch, his daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Steve Evans, expanded the business to include a bakery and deli department. Grocery products were supplied by Affiliated Foods and later by Super Valu.