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Trip back in Time

Take a step back in time to visit this quaint store and cafe. Enjoy the vintage signs and tins... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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This is a fun store, that takes you back in time. Old fashioned jars of candy, homemade goodies to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dobson, North Carolina
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5174 Rockford Rd, Dobson, NC 27017-7957
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a step back in time to visit this quaint store and cafe. Enjoy the vintage signs and tins. Good food including their famous fried apple pie. Friendly staff ready to serve. Oodles of old fashioned candy to delight the child in all of us.

Thank Traveler57206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun store, that takes you back in time. Old fashioned jars of candy, homemade goodies to eat, and handmade things. It is almost like a little museum, with a warm fire glowing in the winter with chairs all around. Don't miss it...More

Thank moosxing2
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lots of old-timey atmosphere make a fun quick stop. You’re certain to find your favorite childhood candy in one of the barrels!

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed June 19, 2018

When stepping on the front porch of the store, you suddenly realize you're in for a surprise when you walk into the store. Step inside and you are transported back in time to when general stores served as the community grocery store, cafe, and dry...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This is my ancestral Grandfather, Marcus York. Beautiful old town. Took our Star Tours & Travel here many times to the Rockford General Store. We also visit a hidden gem here in Rockford, Ben Long’s Frescoe of Jesus Come Unto Me.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

They have the best sandwiches and fried Apple pies! We always visit there with Harley friends and never fails to meet some more bikers. The old candy Barrels are always a nice treat to bring back to the grandkids.

Thank Jeffrey Y
Reviewed December 6, 2017

This store has a variety of memorabilia and souvenirs. Candy is sold from barrels. It serves sandwiches and snacks.

Thank robert_whittaker
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Enjoyed a ride through rural Surry County en route to the country store. The area and store are historic relics of a past time and way of life. The local general store stocked with lots of interesting things. Instead of horses, Harleys parked out front...More

Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Traveled to the store looking for something to do during Mayberry week. The place is small, really one big room. Not much there just jars of candy. Very old building, chairs out front very dirty. Saw a lot of bees around the candy jars. A...More

2  Thank xoxoxo2093
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This place is amazing. There is so many choices of great old timey candy it is very hard not to rack up the "national debt" to buy everything. Great place, we loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Mike D
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