On the main drag in Hamilton, OH
I forgot all about Elder Beerman for the most part. The department store from my youth closed their doors in the Cincinnati area a good while ago and that was just par for the course—these places were always changing names.
But I was wrong. Elder Beerman is still alive in Dayton (and other areas around the midwest).
Bought in 2003 by Bon-Ton, they haven’t yet succumbed to changing the lovely script signage on the outside of the box stores to the new crappy family look.