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As you know, it's nearly impossible to know who is going to be open when, so unless you're happy to simply wander
over the picturesque roads in and near the Valley, come what may, a phone call ahead is always wise.
The British Clockmaker. 49 West Street. Sales and restoration of antique clocks,music boxes and automata. By appointment only. 802-365-7770
The Original Newfane Flea Market. Rt 30 north of the village. The oldest and largest open-air flea market in Vermont. Open 7 AM Sundays, May-Oct. 802-365-4000
Townshend Auction Gallery. Rt 30. Specializing in estates, antiques, and farms. Consignment or outright purchase. Call for auction listing. 802-365-4388
Rock River Antiques. Rt 30, just south of the Common. Elizabeth Dery's eclectic collection of furniture and antiques. Open year-round, 7 days, sometimes by chance. 802-365-9605
The Colt Barn Antiques. Rt 35 (1.1 miles north of the Common). Country furniture and appropriate accessories. Open year-round by chance. A call ahead is advised. VADA. 802-365-7574
Twitchell House Antiques. Rt. 30, just 1/2 mile north of the Common, on the right. An eclectic collection of antiques from "Architecturals" to the kitchen "Zinc". Open year round, just about always. 802-365-9224
(Out of the valley, but not far... watch for Rt 100 turning south in E. Jamaica and follow it for 9 miles to W. Wardsboro.)
Newell Hill Farm Antiques. Newell Hill Road. 1/4 mile west of Rt 100 from the "center" of West Wardsboro. A general line of furniture and smalls including stoneware jugs and crockery, chamber sets and transferware from the mid 19th century on. Open weekends from May-December, other times by chance. 802-896-6264
(Turn around here and head back north on Rt 100 to return to Rt 30 and the West River Valley.)
Drury House Antiques. Rt 100 (Markham Lane, across from the village green). A shop for collectors of clocks (restored and certified by a professional clockmaker),furniture, lamps, porcelain, bottles, advertising and postcards. Open daily, May-December; weekends, January-April. A call ahead is appreciated. 802-824-4395
Group shops will likely have print copies of several area shop guides; VADA members will have the VADA Directory for the entire state.
Outside the valley, but nearby, you'll find shops in downtown Brattleboro, Putney, Bellows Falls, Grafton, Chester, Manchester, Wilmington, and probably other towns as well...more than enough to fill your days.