Oregon February 21, 2018
The Tiny Town In Oregon That’s Absolute Heaven If You Love Antiquing
Did you know that Oregon is home to one of the greatest antique towns in the country? The historic town of Aurora dates all the way back to 1856, when it was established as a Christian utopian society. Today, it is an international destination for antique lovers. Whether you’re a shopper looking for bargains or a seasoned treasure hunter in search of unique finds, Aurora is absolute heaven.
Located in Marion County, Aurora (population 1,008) is a mere 20 minutes drive from both Portland and Salem. Here's a look at some of the antique retailers in town:
1. Home Again Antiques
This charming gem offers a wonderful array of American primitive and country furnishings, folk art, textiles and vintage memorabilia. The best part? Everything is reasonably priced.
21631 Main St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002
2. Main Street Mercantile
The largest antique mall in downtown Aurora, Main Street Mercantile boasts three floors filled to the brim with rare finds and authentic goods. This is the perfect place to while away a rainy afternoon.
21610 Main St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002
3. Timeless Antiques
One could easily spend hours perusing the aisles of this delightful store. You'll find plenty of lovingly restored mid-century items and a large selection of vintage lamps here.
14988 2nd St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002
4. South End Antique Mall
Housed in housed in a historic turkey hatchery and pickle factory, this large antique mall has 29 different vendors and over 16,000 square feet of shopping space. There's also free parking, free coffee, and free cookies!
21128 Pacific Hwy. E, Aurora, OR 97002
5. Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage
From stained glass and bronze elevator doors, to cottage doors and clawfoot tubs, this warehouse is filled with an amazing array of one-of-a-kind goods. If you're in the market for old world charm, you won't want to miss a trip to Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage.
14971 1st St. NE, Aurora, OR 97002
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