Your Sweet Tooth Will Love The Penny Candy Counter At This Two-Story Country Store In Rhode Island

Nothing brings on a sense of nostalgia quite like a visit to an old-fashioned country store. Brown & Hopkins Country Store was established in 1809 and is one of the oldest in America. While many things have changed over the years, the old-fashioned penny candy counter brings back visions of excited children exchanging coins for sticky sweets. Whether you are longing for a whip of licorice or peppermint stick, this long-standing spot has you covered.

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Is your sweet tooth yearning for some penny candy now? Or have you already stocked up at this charming general store? Chocolate lovers will rejoice when they see this sweet road trip through the Ocean State.