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“Fantastic Mercantile!”
Review of Davis Mercantile

Davis Mercantile
Ranked #5 of 14 things to do in Shipshewana
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Oldsmar, Florida
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1,104 reviews
407 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
“Fantastic Mercantile!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is an amazing building with several stores in it plus JoJo's Pretzels. Each floor has different specialty shops with some excellent quality merchandise. A great place to shop to find a special gift. It has a huge tree trunk in the center and a 100 year old Carousel on the top floor. A must visit on any trip to Shipshewana.

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
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English first
detroit
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125 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Several shops all in one place”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We usually start our Shipshewana shopping here. Several stores, all in one building, with a variety of stuff, jewelry, bags, purses, fabric, shirts, home interiors, candy, rugs, perfumes....PRETZLES!

After spending time here, then you can proceed across to Cornucopia, and the little shops along the street. But remember, most if not all close about 5pm. There is also a merry-go-round on the top floor if you have children, or want to act like a child :)

Visited September 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“A Wonderful Reminder of A Olden Store”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Fantastic! The Olde fashioned shop, with friendly service, smiles all around, terrific prices and objects mostly made locally or in the USA. We were genuinely surprised with this Mercantile. We spoke about the building with some sales people and found it was destroyed around 5 years ago. However the local Amish community worked together and rebuilt a fantastic store. The tree trunk erected in the middle of the store is amazing, as is the staircase surrounding it. To top it of is the Carousel on the top floor. Absolutely fantastic!
If you would like some reminiscing, this is definitely a place to visit and have some tasty food as well. Go enjoy yourself.

Visited September 2013
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“Great country stores!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Great selection of shops and food. Many Amish workers here to give a nice experience. Recommend stopping and browsing. There is something for everyone!

Visited August 2013
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Ithaca, New York
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“Indoor Carousel-Play a Dulcimer”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you have kids or love carousels, take the elevator (or open stairs) to the top floor and get a few tickets to ride on the horses! The toy store next to the carousel has great items. But the music store on the first floor was my personal favorite. Play a song on a dulcimer. Get socks with a music theme! What a hoot of a store!!! Lots of nooks to buy food between stores!

Visited August 2013
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