Top Five: Cute Country Stores
The Verne Store
5789 State Rd. 61, Verne, 812-726-4937 SW
SHOPPING LIST breakfast, gas
BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Buy an old-timer a cup of coffee in exchange for a local history lesson.
8400 W. State Rd. 65, Union, 812-354-2919 SW
SHOPPING LIST hot sandwiches, used paperbacks
BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Take a load off in a rocking chair.
2799 S. Cataract Rd., Cataract,765-795-4782
SHOPPING LIST local jams, jellies, and syrups; kitschy souvenirs and bric-a-brac; fishing bait
BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Grab a cold bottle of Dad’s blue cream soda, Goody red pop, or Coco Fizz chocolate soda.
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10043 Tulip Rd., Solsberry, 812-825-7834
SHOPPING LIST sandwiches, local baked goods, gas
BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Warm up by the potbelly stove (photo circa 1970).
Waiting on Americus again…. A photo posted by Michael Porter (@hoosiermichael75) on
est. late 1800s
618 W. State Rd. 62, Leavenworth, 812-739-4242
SHOPPING LIST old-fashioned candy, hardware, “I Did Time in Leavenworth” T-shirts
BEFORE YOU CHECK OUT Eat some ice cream at one of the picnic tables out front.