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Golden Gait Mercantile

421 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
+1 707-786-4891
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Detour with Lynn

Definitely check out the upstairs of this great little shop. They have a few display areas that... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Lori Y
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I adore this store, the smell still takes me back to my childhood! Every time I go home for a... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Cristina U
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Experience the enchantment of days gone by. Classic general store brimming with hard-to-find heirloom wares revives treasured memories. In the redwood empire on California’s north coast, the Victorian Village Ferndale.
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“mini museum” (2 reviews)
“candies” (3 reviews)
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421 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
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+1 707-786-4891
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely check out the upstairs of this great little shop. They have a few display areas that show what the mercantile would have looked like when it first opened. Sewing notions, pharmacy, market, etc. It's very interesting and entertaining for the younger generations.

Thank Lori Y
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I adore this store, the smell still takes me back to my childhood! Every time I go home for a family visit, this store is a must see! I have loved this mercantile since I was a kid, and boy has it changed over time...More

1  Thank Cristina U
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I always take visitors to this store - must not miss it. They have so many unusual items and I never go there without buying something even if candy is the only thing I buy. They have some unusual and delicious old fashioned candy items...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This Mercantile store is a throwback to earlier times. The owner carries a little bit of everything she was very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Jean Ann L
Reviewed 8 October 2016

A stroll around this store was a treat of old fashioned variety. We didn’t really need anything but did buy a tin of Altoids Curiously Strong Mints. The amusement stayed with us along our road trip for as long as the tin of mints lasted....More

1  Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A trip to Victorian Ferndale would not be complete without a visit to the Mercantile. check out the mini- museum upstairs, check out the antiques scattered throughout the store, and treat yourself to some horehound candies and dirt soda. The only thing is, there is...More

1  Thank SoCalbusywoman
Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you are looking for interesting items this is the place to shop. Some of the candy brands date back at least 50 years. Interesting local items, jewelry, food items and trinkets. The upstairs has museum like displays of Victorian era stores. I could spend...More

1  Thank kzzrz
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Antiques, vintage, new items and fun old brands of candy. Two story building filled with unique items. Upstairs is a mini museum of Victorian times. Definitely a stop back in time.

2  Thank Soiled
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a not to be missed shop. We worried that when the business was sold it would not be the same. But to our surprise it still is one of the rare finds in California.

1  Thank mcpcmp
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I love this neat little place - reminds me of when I was a kid. Old fashioned country store with lots of candies, goodies, foods, kitchen items, and reasonably priced jewelry. Tons of hats and yes, vintage furniture on second floor. The store is in...More

1  Thank TruGrits1
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