A number of antique and specialty shops provide a pleasant outing for the treasure seeker or browser. Ripley's downtown area has several antique and specialty shops for your prowling pleasure. The Olde Piano Factory Antique Mall in Ripley, the Grant Avenue School Antiques in Georgetown, and the Rosehill Marketplace in Augusta, KY are the largest antique shops in the area. Eagle Creek Antiques on Scoffield Road in Ripley and the several shops of Old Washington, KY and Augusta, Ky provide additional opportunities for finding that special item or just spending the day browsing.
307 W Grant Avenue, Georgetown
8 miles N of Higginsport via Hwy. 221
Grant Avenue School Antique Mall is located in the old school building on West Grant St., just one block north of Hwy 125 in Georgetown. The mall, operated by Joanie Kattine, occupies two stories, and has 18 participating dealers. A full line of furniture, other antiques and collectibles is available. CAll AHEAD FOR HOURS
Also in this building is Village Music Shop, selling musical instruments & accessories.
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Higginsport via Hwy. 52 937-392-9243
The Olde Piano Factory Antique Mall occupies the first floor of the old Chase Piano Factory building. A Ripley piano manufactured in this building the late 1800's is on display. The Olde Piano Factory offers an ever-changing display of wares from about 20 different area dealers. The selection ranges from a delightful array of "smalls" to some beautiful antique furniture. The Olde Piano Factory is located on Hwy. 52
on the west side of Ripley. Hours are Mon-Sat 10-5 and Sun 12-5 from Mid May through October. During the months of November through mid May, hours are Mon-Sat 10-4 and Sun 12-4.
Downtown Ripley -
Hwy. 52 & Main Street
A number of antique & specialty shops can be found in Ripley's historic downtown area. In addition to the Corner Peddler & The River Valley Trading Co., shops include Wag's Antiques, Jane Scott Antiques, River Breeze, Not Just Antiques, the Riverside Shops, Some Old Man at Ripley, T's & Things, the River Song Music Shop (sponsor of the annual Dulcimer Festival) and several others. In addition to antiques, wares include novelty and decorative items as well as a good selection of gifts and souvenirs. Individual shop hours vary. Most shops are open
Wed-Sun 10-4; some longer.
Furniture & Decorative Items
Hw 125/68 in Georgetown
4,000 SqFt showroom of fine handcrafted hardwood furniture and gift items from central Ohio & northern Indiana artisains and craftsmen.
The Home Place is open
Mon-Fri. 9:00-5:00 and Sat 9:00-4:00
Click HERE for Home Place website
Hwy. 52 in Ripley
Hand painted furniture and original art work by Martha K. Polley. Jewelry, paper weights, depression glass dishes, salt and pepper shakers, kitchen utensils, 50s style chrome dinette sets, cabinets, vintage clothing, homemade scented soaps by Cindy Cook, great local baked goods by Chanda Spires.
527 Maple Creek Road (off Hwy. 52)
Lovely and unique furniture and decorative items for your home. All items hand-crafted by local artisans.
Click HERE to visit the Artisan Center's home page
Augusta, KY - 3 miles west of Higginsport via the ferry
Augusta, our neighbor across the river via the ferry has a number of antique,
gift and craft shops. The largest is the Rosehill Market, located at 214 Main St., an antique mall offering antiques, gifts, art & collectibles from a number of area dealers. The 2nd floor of the Rosehill Market is dedicated to art and vintage clothing.
Hours are Wed-Sun 11 AM - 6 PM The Rosehill Market is just one of the many interesting shops in Augusta.
Whether your area of interest is antiques, crafts, art or just browsing, you will find Augusta an pleasant spot to spend an afternoon. Augusta's several artists have made this small town a haven for art shops, and several art shows are held throughout the year.. Other Augusta shops include the Augusta General Store, French Market Antiques, Poe's Antiques, Main Street Gallery, Jane's Fine Art & Antiques, White Rose Art & Antiques, Marie's Chocolate & Gifts, and the Small Town Gift Shop. Most shops are open from Wed-Sun 12-4. For more information on shopping in Augusta, click here
1007 S. Second St. (Hwy 52) Ripley
If you didn't bring your walking shoes (or if you've worn them out touring the area), not to worry! The Easy Spirit outlet is here to fill in the gap in your shoe wardrobe. One of the many answers to "what to do on a rainy day", the Easy Spirit Outlet is open daily Mon-Sat 10-6 & Sun 1-6. If you're looking for just the right footwear for your new ensemble, or just want to do your "Emelda Marcos impression", stop on by!
Name-brand shoes at 50% - 70%
off Retail 937-392-4630
7672 US Rte 52, 937-392-4187
11 miles east of Higginsport on Hwy 52
Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5
At Trail's End Country Cabin you will find the largest selection of country gift items, candles, Boyd Bears and wind chimes. Come sit on the front porch, and sample (or buy) one of their great oak rocking chair as you watch the barges on the river while the "shopping spouse" browses our great selection.
You'll also enjoy our complete garden center with everything from mulch & soil to flowers and hanging baskets.
Bakery & Furniture
960 Wheat Ridge Rd., West Union, 30 miles northeast of Higginsport
Directions: From Aberdeen, take Hwy. 41 north to Duncansville, then go left 1 mile on Wheat Ridge Road
Open Mon-Thur 9-5; Fri & Sat 9-6
Closed on Sunday
Miller's Furniture offers a nice selection Amish made furniture, including outdoor furniture and gazebos.
The bakery, where home made delicacies as well as cheese, candy & gift items are sold, women in long, plain dresses and white bonnets bake hundreds of pies a week, selling 40 or more custard pies on a busy Saturday alone. The third building in the complex sells wholesome food products in family-size & bulk quantities.
2345 State Route 247
Directions: from Hwy 52, 7 miles east of Manchester, follow Hwy 247
north 2 miles. Store Open Mon-Sat 9-4. The gardens always open to anyone to enjoy. Lewis Mt. boasts an expansive herb garden with an abundance of fragrant herbs, greenhouse and gift shop that makes Lewis Mountain a great destination for finding that "something special". An Herb Festival is held annually the 2nd weekend in October, and the Olde Thyme Christmas event the first week in December. Lewis Mt. Herbs is in scenic Adams Cty., OH, 7 miles W of Manchester via Hwy. 52, then 2 miles N on Hwy. 247.