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U.G. White Mercantile

101 N Jefferson St, Athens, AL 35611-1701
+1 877-849-1917
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A landmark of Athens.

When I get to go home and visit my family I always stop at U G White's. Nothing takes me back like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leonard J
via mobile
Fun store to go thru and buy

they have a lot of candy from when I was a kid and kitchen accessories that are unique for now... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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101 N Jefferson St, Athens, AL 35611-1701
+1 877-849-1917
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I get to go home and visit my family I always stop at U G White's. Nothing takes me back like the smell of the old store and the ability to rack a glass Coke bottle out of a old fashioned machine. There's nothing...More

Thank Leonard J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

they have a lot of candy from when I was a kid and kitchen accessories that are unique for now. Lye soap, homemade salsa's, honey etc. nice stop along the downtown square

Thank 4lifeisgood2
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A fun place to shop and reminisce! They carry equipment for camping, knives, jams and jellies, artisan soaps, vintage kids' activities, and lots more. There's often someone sitting and whittling! It's a gem.

Thank GAgirlinAL
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you need it, or just want it, UG White is the place. It's a cross between a Cracker Barrel, a 1950's hardware store, and a Bass Pro (minus the guns). I have personally bought a Columbia jacket, fresh roasted peanuts, a hammock, a cast...More

1  Thank Bighog33
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the nostalgia of this store. There was a wide selection of goods sure to fit any body style, palate & adventure seekers! We felt right @ home.

Thank Shellie W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My family members have shopped here for everything from candy to kitchen gadgets to clothing, and we rarely leave empty handed. Our college-age daughter finds the brands very much to her liking, I like like the selection of men's clothing (especially Woolrich and Patagonia). I...More

Thank Alabama21
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Fun for all ages. Candy, tools, knives, hats, shoes, cookware, toys and ice cream freezers. Old coke machines, cash registers, a moose head and friendly folks. Baskets of taffy and bins of penny candy to buy. Clothes, kitchen wares and anything else you need. Snow...More

Thank Evelyn K
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided on a day trip and ended up in downtown Athens. I had heard of U.G. White's and saw the photos and reviews and we decided on a quick stop. The quick stop became a long stay with lunch at the...More

Thank BamaGregory
Reviewed 16 March 2017

U.G. White is so much fun to visit. We always enjoy visiting. If you're in Athens, you simply must visit this charming store. There is are so many neat products that everyone in your family will enjoy. There are a variety of old fashioned toys...More

Thank mygingerjourney
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is one of my favorite types of stores to visit...a cross between an old general store and an outdoor outfitter with high quality clothing, fun and simple gear.

Thank Map752
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