The Oldest General Store In Ohio Has A Fascinating History

There’s just something about a general store that instantly incites nostalgia for simpler times.

Ohio’s oldest general store appropriately sits in the heart of Ohio Amish Country. You’ll find this truly charming general store at the center of Mesopotamia Township, the fourth largest Amish settlement in the country and the second largest settlement in Ohio. End of the Commons General Store has been in operation since 1840.

Take a look:

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End of the Commons General Store is located at 4366 Kinsman Rd., Mesopotamia, OH 44439. Have you ever been here before? If so, share your experiences with us!

And if you liked this article, be sure to check out our previous article, 12 Picture Perfect Places In Ohio Amish Country You’ll Want To Explore.