Pittsburgh February 05, 2018
by Beth Price-Williams The Store That’s In The Middle Of Nowhere But So Worth The Journey From Pittsburgh
Hidden gems abound among Southwestern Pennsylvania’s rolling hills and majestic mountains. One day, when you have time to just explore, jump in your car and start driving through the countryside. Before you know it, you’ll uncover cozy little restaurants, unassuming museums, and charming shops. Peddler’s Mercantile, a quaint store near Pittsburgh, is definitely one place you want to stop.
Nestled in a red barn only a few miles from Connellsville, Peddler's Mercantile offers a unique shopping adventure.
Pick up an old-fashioned shopping basket. You'll likely fill it quickly with handmade candles, decorations and textiles as well as savory homemade treats.
Browse the handmade decorations - signs, pillows, and candles, for example - in the quaint shop founded and run by Lisa Poklembo Trout.
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Start plotting your Christmas - and other holiday - decorating by picking out unique decorations.
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The charming shop also sells an assortment of scented, handmade candles, goat's milk soap, and electric lights.
Don't forget to pick up some of the scrumptious baked goods - apricot rolls, whoopie pies, and cookies (to name just a few) while you're there.
Peddler's Mercantile welcomes shoppers Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2310 Moyer Road
Connellsville, PA 15425
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Have you ever been to this store near Pittsburgh? What was your experience like?
Click here to read about another amazing store – Ten Thousand Villages – that’s a bit closer to home.
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