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Patterson's Mill Country Store

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Address: 5109 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517-8604
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+1 919-493-8149
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Great store

Stopped by to see what kind of store it was. What a treasure-trove of great collectible things. Could spend hours here. Do not miss this if you are in the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2016
Mary H
Gadsden, Alabama
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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to see what kind of store it was. What a treasure-trove of great collectible things. Could spend hours here. Do not miss this if you are in the area.

Thank Mary H
Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Patterson's Mill Country Store was a treat for us. It was an authentic country store atmosphere with all sorts of antiques, collectibles, crafts and gifts. Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-5:00 closed on Sunday and Monday. The pharmaceutical collection was amazing. It has a 20th century doctor's office and so many artifacts and it is FREE. Well worth the stop.

Thank MSO70
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Even if you don't find anything to buy, this place it a treasure and an experience you can't miss. Lots of history and finds. Several times I saw things my parents and grandparents had owned. So many memories! I bought a sweet teacup and lusted after tons of first edition books. Love it!

Thank that_magpie
Grifton, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

You would never know this place was here unless you drove past it. The store is brimming to the ceiling with old, antique, and unique items. The owners are very nice and helpful when looking for items. This is also a sight on the Civil War path. Section of the store is dedicated to a pharmacist that worked in NC.... More 

Thank Irene S
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I loved exploring the Patterson's Mill Country Store. Along with the shopping area, they have an upstairs that houses all kinds of antique pieces. I especially enjoyed the pharmacy section on the main floor, where you could see all of the apothecaries used in a much earlier time. You must pick up some of the jellies/jams that they sell!

Thank Scrapbk4fun
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

Contains one of the finest permanent collections of mercantile Americana in the country including a pharmaceutical museum chock full of old apothecary items. Peruse the atmospheric selection of local & regional crafts and antiques. Want an unusual place to look for holiday gifts? This is worth a visit. Owned and run by the family of retired pharmacist, Dr. Elsie Booker.... More 

Thank Mamaknowsbest
Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

We visit Patterson's Mill often and usually find something to take home with us (always get some homemade apple butter there). This trip I got my apple butter and three 1950 liquor decanters to add to our collection. You can find local crafts, collectibles, antiques along with their early 20th century doctors office and pharmacy. If you ask nice they... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

It was like stepping back in time. Full of all sorts of old time things. Bottles, books and old toys, etc. One side of the building was the store and the other was a museum of pharmaceutical collections. Looking at all the old medicines and how they used to make pills by hand. Stop in and check it out. (They... More 

Thank Barbara B
Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

We have been here twice and really enjoy wandering around. There are so many things to look at it would take many, many trips to take it all in. Prices are very reasonable. They also sell fresh farm eggs, and homemade canned pickles.

1 Thank Rhjones69

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