Whigville Market is Grand Blanc, Michigan's favorite
party store. It has earned a reputation. All prices and services are available
to all customers that come in the store. You don't need a card or V.I.P.
pass. All customers old and new get the same Whigville discount prices and
People always ask why is Whigville so special? Here's what we have to say..
||Coldest beer in the county.
||Freshest beer, even the imports are fresh cold
and no price gouging.
||Whigville keeps the beer, wine, and pop prices
at the lowest price in the industry all year around.
||No gimmicks, Whigville is a customer driven store
with all product and services geared to the customers continued satisfaction.
||World's top selling wines at supermarket prices.
||Whigville always keeps up with the trends, so
you don't have too. We only sell the best rated so you make better
choices on beverages you pick up.
||Whigville is open from 8 AM through 10 PM seven days!
||Liquor at Whigville comes in every size, taste,
and price range. At Whigville, all customers big or small, rich or
poor, new or old get the same discounts.
Furthermore, at Whigville we've taken the frustration out of wine buying.
We filter through all the over priced gimmicks and bring you the best wines
in the world at wholesale prices whether you prefer vintage over value or
value over vintage. We conveniently have the right wine at the right price;
no fancy attire required. Whigville Market also stocks champagne, and yes
we do have Cris... Crystal... and lots of other great champagnes and sparkings.
Thanks to all our customers for their continued support, and if you have
any questions you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT IS WHIGVILLE?
GRAND BLANC TWP. -
Many of you may have noticed references to something called "Whigville"
when driving near the Saginaw/Dort/Hill intersection. With a large growth
in population over the last several years however many newer to the area
may not know what it means.
Grand Blanc Township was formally organized in 1833, pre-dating both
Genesee County and the State of Michigan. One of the earliest settlers in
the area was a businessman named Charles DeWitt Gibson, who like many
early Michigan pioneers, was from New York. After the Erie Canal opened in
1825, creating a faster and more cost-effective means of transportation
from New York to what was then the wilderness of Michigan, pioneers began
to set out in search of new opportunities.
Gibson was a cabinet maker by trade. He married Artemisia Frost in 1831,
and in 1833 he set out with his family for the Michigan territory. He
bought roughly 400 acres in northern Grand Blanc Township, opened a saw
mill and General Store where He sold and traded with other settlers and
Native Americans. As the area became more inhabited, other store and
businesses opened and the village was given the name Gibsonville after its
Throughout its brief history, the village was known by several names,
including Gibsonville, Dibbleville and Whigville. The name Whigville
presumably refers to the Gibson Family's afiliation with the Whig
political party, a very popular party in the mid-19th century.
At one point, Whigville grew to encompass the area from the historic First
Baptist Church on Saginaw Street to the township's northern boundary at
Maple Road. The Gibson Tavern, also known as Whigville Tavern, did
considerable business and was a main hotel for travelers between Saginaw
and Detroit. However, the settlement fell into a rapid decline after the
railroad bypassed it in 1864. As the railroad traveled through Grand Blanc
Centre, as it was known then, it became the main center for activity and
trade in the township. Whigville reverted to Hamlet status by 1877.
you can still find a few references to Whigville today if you look
closely, including the sign on Hill Road and the Whigville Party Store.
Whigville Market is Grand Blanc's Favorite Party Store
A Vast selection of liquor is available at Whigville.
Improvments inside, included the installation of a new Michigan
Lottery Vending machine, called the Lucky Spot. While customers
can still buy tickets at the checkout, the machine allows
faster acceess to favorite instant games.
GRAND BLANC - Whigville Market is Grand Blanc's Favorite
Party Store. It is also the only party store open until 2a.m.
seven days a week. Why is it Called Whigville? In the mid 19th
century as the Whig political party gained in popularity, the
name was born. The area where the store is located, near Saginaw
Street, Dort Highway, and the Hill road intersection is still
technically called Whigville. Owner Carol, says she likes the
name because she thinks it is so recognizable and remembered by
customer. The store, located at 6039 Dort Highway, is very
customer-driven and the market guarantees the lowest liquor
prices year round. "We carry items that our customers want,"
said Carol. "We try to offer a wide variety of items from
different sizes, flavors, even airline size bottles." Whigville
also makes it easier for customers to buy wine. They stock their
shelves with the world's best wines at wholesale prices. Quality
champagnes and sparkling wines are also found at Whigville.
Whigville focuses on being the store of choice for bartenders
and caterers from Detroit to Saginaw. Whigville has been in
business for 25 years, and Carol knows her focus on customer
service has been the reason for their success. Employees, who
are experts in the beer and liquor industry, help Whigville's
reputation as being the best business. Manager, Jason Sherwood,
is one of those experts, and has been employed at Whigville for
18 years."The people are my favorite part of running this
business. I like helping people find the products they love,"
said Carol. For example, Whigville carries a full line of detox
products considered the best and most trusted in the industry.
Carol also has made numerous recent improvements to the store to
enhance customer service. Updates were made at the checkout
counters to make purchasing and payment easier and more speedy.
To order a special product call 810-694-3566.
Dort Highway |
Grand Blanc Michigan 48439 |
Phone: (810) 694-3566
Hours: 8 AM to 10 PM Monday through Saturday
10 AM to 10 PM Sunday
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Directions from Flint
Take I-475 south to the Hill Rd. exit,
and turn left (east). Take Hill Rd. until you reach Dort
Highway. Turn right, and Whigville Market is immediately
on your left hand side between Kentucky Fried Chicken
and a self serve car wash.
Directions from Lapeer
Take I-69 west to I-475 south. Take I-475 south to the
Hill Rd. exit, and turn left (east). Take Hill Rd. until
you reach Dort Highway. Turn right, and Whigville Market
is immediately on your left hand side between Kentucky
Fried Chicken and a self serve car wash.
Directions from Fenton
/ Ann Arbor
Take US23 north to the Rankin/Grand Blanc Rd. exit.
Turn right (east) onto Grand Blanc Rd. Follow Grand
Blanc Road until you get to Dort Highway, and then turn
left (north). Take Dort Highway until just before the
light at Hill Rd. Whigville Market is on your right
between the self serve car wash and Kentucky Fried
Directions from the
West Detroit Metro Area
Take I-96 west to US23 North. Follow US23 north to the
Rankin/Grand Blanc Rd. exit. Turn right (east) onto
Grand Blanc Rd. Follow Grand Blanc Road until you get
to Dort Highway, and then turn left (north). Take Dort
Highway until just before the light at Hill Rd. Whigville
Market is on your right between the self serve car wash
and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Directions from the
East Detroit Metro Area
Take I-75 north. Follow I-75 north to the Dort Highway
exit approaching the Grand Blanc / Flint area. The exit
flows right into Dort heading north towards Flint. There
is no other way to go. Take Dort Highway until just
before the light at Hill Rd. Whigville Market is on
your right between the self serve car wash and Kentucky