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Old Time String Shop & General Mercantile

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Address: 216 E Pilar St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5508
Phone Number: (936) 564-8692
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Step Back in Time.

What an absolutely wonderful place this is. The entire outside is still the original-worn wooden doors, old brick walls, old wooden floor, tall ceilings-I could go on & on. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

What an absolutely wonderful place this is. The entire outside is still the original-worn wooden doors, old brick walls, old wooden floor, tall ceilings-I could go on & on. They have a great variety of antique toys, old age soda water in bottles, homemade can goods, local honey. You will have to go there if you want to see more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited on Saturday and saw craftsman repairing and tuning string instruments! Glad to know this craft is not lost! I found a hand propeller toy that had the size propeller I needed to repair a lawn ornament...it only cost $3.95. This is not a big place but has lots to look at. Really enjoyed our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

The Old Time String Shop & General Mercantile, downtown, is a unique shop that combines stringed and other instruments, and old-timey merchandise -- items that you might have found in a general store 60 years ago: hand-made brooms, vintage-looking oil lamps, neat old fashioned toys. The original owner (Steve) is interesting to talk to, although he's sometimes busy in back.... More 

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