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A.L. Avery & Son General Store

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Address: Main Street, Charlemont, MA 01339
Phone Number: +1 413-339-4915
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A traditional New England General Store dating back to 1861 which sells...

A traditional New England General Store dating back to 1861 which sells everything from food to hardware to greeting cards.

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Nice store

Went in there for a few supplies and it sooooo reminded me of a general store of old. Nice courteous and freindly staff.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Chris R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went in there for a few supplies and it sooooo reminded me of a general store of old. Nice courteous and freindly staff.

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Avery's has a little bit of everything. Fresh produce, a deli counter, clothing, hardware, camp gear, toys, kitchen equipment, etc. It's an old building and that alone gets my attention since I love old buildings. Being an old building and carrying so many supplies, the aisles are very narrow but don't let that stop you. It's old-time country charm makes... More 

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Thank Kris W
Powhatan, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is another one of those old timey country general stores. They have just about anything you need and the people are super friendly. My family has a summer retreat there in Hawley and when we want something special to grill out we often have Avery's hand cut us some steaks. It's just a great place to shop.

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Thank kevin c
Wallingford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Worth stopping if just to visit an old time village store with wood floors. Everything you might ever need is here including fresh local produce. Great just to browse.

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Thank Kathryn S
Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Like going back in time.Worth the trip to see this old hardware store with absolutely everything you would need. A small meat department with a butcher there to help you. Any hardware item you could want. Cards, clothing and all in an old general store. If you are in the area this is worth going to see.

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Thank Robin8560
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This place is amazing, they have everything. Whether you want a good steak some winter boots or some nails they have it. It's a rare thing that one place has both hardware, food and clothing and nice helpful staff to boot.

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Thank KeithObert
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I lived in Charlemont until age 9. I went back for a visit last week and Avery's store is still the same. They really do have everything you need and more. Plus you HAVE to try their homemade sausage. It is SO good!

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Thank Barbara G
Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

I've lived in the area for 30 years and Avery's has been my go-to store since I've arrived. You can get almost anything there and if they don't have it in stock Dennis can probably get it for you within a week. They have the best meat, cut on the premises, of any grocery within 30 miles. Obscure hardware, even... More 

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Buckland, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

If you want an old fashioned shopping experience, stop at Avery's. Snow shovels, sand pails, screws, nails, flyswatters, and steak for dinner. Avery's has it all. It's a delight!

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Thank Ann B
Cumberland, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Wow, pretty rare to see a real general store these days, but this is the real McCoy! It has everything on shelves, hanging above you and in every little nook and cranny: hardware, school supplies, paints, canned foods, deli, fresh meats, and just about anything else you could ask for. Neat, clean, organized. With other stores so far away, this... More 

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