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Brown and Hopkins Country Store

1179 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814-1961
+1 401-568-4830
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Cute shop in downtown Chepachet

Brown and Hopkins Country Store is one of America's oldest country stores, having existed since the... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2017
Smuckuss
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Atlanta, Georgia
Oldest Country Store in the USA.

Wonderful penny candy counter and very nice gifts with 2 floors to shop on. Owner and staff are... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
santageorge
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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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Founded in 1809, Brown & Hopkins Country Store has been in continuous operation making it one of America's oldest country stores! Two floors filled to the brim...a country shoppers paradise! We feature gourmet specialties from New England, RI Honey (great for allergies), RI Maple Syrup, and the best fudge you ever tasted!Visit our main floor which features a self serve cafe (100% of the donations for coffee, tea or cocoa go to the local charity of the month), over 6 candle lines, an old fashioned candy counter and a ladies boutique!The second floor features several room settings....a patriotic room, a curtain and textile room, a bedroom, and a gathering room...so many folks tell us how they'd like to move in! We hope you'll visit soon...we can't wait to make you feel at home!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1179 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814-1961
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Brown and Hopkins Country Store is one of America's oldest country stores, having existed since the early 1800's. It is located in downtown Chepachet Rhode Island among a grouping of old buildings. There is a variety of goods in the store and at the very...More

1  Thank Smuckuss
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Wonderful penny candy counter and very nice gifts with 2 floors to shop on. Owner and staff are very friendly and are there to help when needed.

1  Thank santageorge
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Thanks for the delightful 5 star review!!!

Reviewed September 18, 2016

Step into Brown n Hopkins and step back in time. Enjoy the "penny" candy counter, browse the antiques, taste some food samples including Stonewall Kitchens products, buy a gift or a candle. No trip to Chepachet is complete without a stop here.

1  Thank Steven T
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest stores in the country. Penny candy just like the old days. Great selection of country decorations and more. A very knowledgable staff to attend to your needs.

Thank Russell C
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2016

Thanks for the great review!!! We know how busy everyone is today so it is much appreciated!!

Reviewed August 1, 2016

For all that's it's a very historic store, none of that history is on display inside the store. It's a very heavily stocked gift store with a wide variety of goods. You could easily find a gift for anyone here.More

Thank ThePackedBag
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you missed our memorabilia case that holds allot of historic items. We also have the area near our t-shirts that holds many old newspaper articles. Did you happen to see our inventory ledger from 1900? That...More

Reviewed August 1, 2016

We loved the candy counter, and the unique items displayed in this Country Store, with its 2 floors.

1  Thank motraveler50
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Thank you for your review! Please visit us this fall and Christmas and prepare to be wowed!!

Reviewed July 20, 2016

Since I was a child, we have been going to Brown and Hopkins Country Store. The store has been updated and the prices have changed, but the unique experience is still the same.

Thank Sandy S
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Great review! Thank you!

Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is the most adorable little store. Such a nice selection of antiques and antique-like goods. It even has a penny candy counter.

Thank August B
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Thank you for your delightful review!

Reviewed March 15, 2016

I love to stop in and browse this country store. They have many unique items and every visit is a new experience . My children loved to visit the old fashion penny candy counter, where the staff is very patient.

Thank diner16
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2016

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed February 14, 2016

This store is like a magazine come to life. It is full of every possible country-style home decorative accent you can imagine. From candles to quilts to plaques, to lighting, you will not be disappointed. It is the exact kind of place I could stay...More

1  Thank KraZ4food
fosterliz, Owner at Brown and Hopkins Country Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2016

Thank you for the outstanding review! Much appreciated!

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