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1856 Country Store

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A step back to childhood memories

Old fashion penny candy is still here if you want your dot strips, mary Janes, bulls eyes, wax lips... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
sharon t
Step back in time

From the “Democrat” and “Republican” benches in the front porch to the old school games from the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Old fashion penny candy is still here if you want your dot strips, mary Janes, bulls eyes, wax lips and fangs etc etc. Wooden toys for sale pick up sticks, dominos, jacks, yoyos, balsa wood wind up flyers, puzzles, kites etc. Most everything is no...More

Thank sharon t
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

From the “Democrat” and “Republican” benches in the front porch to the old school games from the days gone by in the back, this is a must-stop when in Centerville, or even close by. GREAT place for kids-buy them a toy that doesn’t plug-in!!

1  Thank mmerry2018
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Fun place to shop and look around in. Lots of old penny candy that was fun to see, buy and eat. Something really for everyone to shop for.

Thank Kvmoran
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Hidden little gem that takes you back in time; even with penny candy which the kids had never seen before. Wide variety of merchandise and reasonably priced and just a fun place to see and hang out on the porch. Takes you back in time...More

Thank harris1019
Reviewed 1 July 2018

First trip to the Cape and so happy we visited. So nostalgic! So much candy, from packaged modern & vintage to taffy and chocolates. Grab a basket and fill it up! Prices are reasonable and service is very friendly. If you are in the area...More

Thank Donny G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great little shop that my daughter in law and I encountered yesterday! They have everything you could need from gifts, games, jewelry, candles to glasses, coasters, T and sweatshirts! We could have shopped around in here all day! The lovely women at the counter was...More

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Something special about the Cape, memories of simple innocent times and the 1856 Country Store is a reminder of those times. Remember the days of penny candies, the general store is also the post office? The best part is all the craft items unique that...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This little store has everything. They have all the old fashion candy they have small cute toys for kids they have cards and jewelry and collectible gifts and it's just really nice to walk around and you will never leave without buying something

1  Thank Felicia022
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Very fun place! A lot of things to look at and a charming store to visit. I would recommend a stop here!

Thank ddel112
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A really nice old fashion type of country store. Lots of great stuffs for gifts, old fashion candy, cards and stuff. Bet you can't just browse..

Thank Laura U
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