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“Cool” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of H.N. Williams General Store

H.N. Williams General Store
Ranked #2 of 7 things to do in Dorset
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Newtown, Connecticut
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124 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Cool”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went there right after the farmers market. A great selection of stuff, and a mix- from agricultural to souvenirs. Try to drop in .

Visited August 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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172 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Such a cool place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014

LOTS of interesting things and old time feel. It's beside the Dorset Farmer's Market (another cool place).

Visited September 2013
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Dracut, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
“Not what I expected, but very interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

HN Williams is not a "destination" country store, but if you are in the Manchester, VT area, you may find it interesting.
We were hungry when we got there so were glad they have a deli type counter there and a couple of tables inside. The sandwiches we got were ample and reasonably priced. One thing that really surprised me was when the people behind the deli counter told us to bring our empty
beverage bottles to the main counter and tell them what kind of sandwich we had. Now that is
an honor system.
There are three levels to the store, the basement is like "Men's heaven". Tools, hardware, sporting supplies, all kinds of stuff that I found fun to look at. Plus, that is where the restrooms are.
The upper floor was, as I recall, mostly clothes, and definitely the type you would want while working in the barn, in the garden, out hunting, out in foul weather.
The first floor was the deli area as already mentioned and then country gifts, crafts and curios.
All in all it was interesting and fun.

Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Miike L
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West Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Another VT favorite spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

Another Vermont tradition. I have been coming to this general store since 1983. We go there every time in Vermont.

Visited August 2013
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