They feature bulk foods, spices, candies, pastas, Trail Bologna, cheeses, meats, hand-dipped ice cream and real penny candy. They also sell Amish collectibles and gifts.
You won't want to miss relics from the past. See their old grocery items, barber chair, scales, cash register, cabinets, post office, original wood floors and even a functioning player piano!
Located at 8719 State Route 534 at the junction of 534 and Route 87, they are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
They've recently added a rather "large tribute" to the horse and buggy lifestyle that represents the slower pace of life that folks have come to appreciate about the area.
They are also adding a rather extensive addition to bridge the filling station with the store. It is scheduled to open in the spring of 2010, you'll want to come check it out.
Another business springing up in recent years that has become quite popular among Amish and English alike is the "Salvage Store."
These salvage stores specialize mainly in salvage groceries though they also carry an assorted selection of various other items including some bulk foods.
If you want to see history in action be sure to stop by the town hall for Mesopotamia's annual Fall Heritage Days. Usually held the first Saturday of October, they host local Amish craftsmen and Yankee artisans with rug weaving, apple butter making, blacksmithing, leather working, soap making and quilting. Also featured are a vintage car show and a gigantic Amish bake sale with fried pies and homemade ice cream.
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