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Golden Gait Mercantile

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This is the best!!!!

Of all the places in Ferndale, this is a must stop. We were a little worried a few years back, when... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Oh, Man This Place is Fun!

You walk in, and you immediately feel like you've stepped back into a golden age, a real... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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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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421 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
+1 707-786-4891
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Of all the places in Ferndale, this is a must stop. We were a little worried a few years back, when it changed hands. But it still is a feast for the eyes. DO NOT MISS IT!

Thank mcpcmp
Reviewed 28 June 2018

You walk in, and you immediately feel like you've stepped back into a golden age, a real old-fashioned mercantile with just the right blend of antiques, locally-made products, and fun food and gifts to buy. I appreciate that the items are reasonably priced, and there's...More

Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

It is a “mercantile”. It is in the Victorian village of Ferndale. Both things describe the uniqueness of the store. It is worth the time to look at what stores were like before the chain stores hit America

Thank 436Terry68
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This place is a grand experience all by itself! It is a trip into the past. It feels like a real old fashioned mercantile. They offer everything right down to spats and vintage gloves. Foods and goodies from all over the world. Cajun pralines to...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This shop is one of my favourite shops of all times and I make the time to go to it everytime I am back in Humboldt County. This shop is like going back in time back to the turn of the century with glass display...More

Thank Dominquie
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 10 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

Thank rodjk37
Reviewed 7 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
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