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Beekman 1802 Mercantile

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Address: 187 Main St, Sharon Springs, NY 13459-3137
Phone Number: +1 518-284-6039
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Everything is Made with Love

This store has beautiful homemade products and repurposed decor. The first floor is bath and food goods. We bought some bath products. They are made from natural ingredients and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
brown0907
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Painted Post, New York
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Painted Post, New York
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This store has beautiful homemade products and repurposed decor. The first floor is bath and food goods. We bought some bath products. They are made from natural ingredients and smell amazing. In all honesty prices are "high" in comparison to a generic place like bed bath in beyond. However you can't truly compare them to commercial products because of the... More 

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Thank brown0907
Bridget M, Manager at Beekman 1802 Mercantile, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in to our Mercantile! Yes our products are made with lots of love and time and special attention to detail. We source many items from crafters in our own backyard who source the raw materials locally as well. We are a community that supports each other and originality, and our products and prices reflect that. Many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I love all the products especially at the Mercantile store where you can't get everything online especially in Canada. The staff was very helpful and everything was so amazing you want to buy everything LOL

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Bridget M, Manager at Beekman 1802 Mercantile, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our Mercantile! We very much appreciate you letting us know what you thought of our store and that our staff was helpful. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Schenectady, New York
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67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice store with locally made products. The employee working there was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the products. Nice place to visit for unique products.

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Thank Susan R
Management response:

Hi Susan! Thanks for visiting! We think we have a great team working in the Mercantile, so we're very glad you felt the same. Hope to see you again soon. - jkp More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This attraction is what brought me, my son and his partner to Sharon Springs. I've used their products from the time they first came out. Among other things, Christmas is a time of gift-giving (think fabulous soaps & toiletries), so my friends and family also get to enjoy them. Some will say that items here are over-priced, but not I.... More 

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Thank creijoan
Management response:

Hi Neighbor! Thanks so much for coming to Sharon Springs with your family. We're so glad you appreciate the work of our artisans. There are so many talented craftspeople in our region and we love working with them. Glad our shipping team did well by you too! Hope to see you and your sons again someday! -jkp More 

Minnetonka, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A fan of the Fabulous Beekman Boys on television or just passing through on the way to Cooperstown and points beyond? It's worth your time to divert to this little town and visit the Mercantile. You'll find gifts for most tastes, yummy treats, and luxuries small and large. From the television offerings, you might think that the store is larger... More 

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Thank Laurie A
Management response:

Hi Laurie! Thanks so much for the great compliments! We know that many neighbors have to go way out of their way to visit the Mercantile, so we try to create an experience worth their effort. We're glad you had a great time, and that our team was so helpful. Hope to see you again soon! -jkp More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

What a waste of time. Overpriced jams, nick nacks, soap and furniture and decorative items upstairs. Saw a $150 throw pillow and $40 trowel. Really!! I didn't see a single person make a purchase. I wouldn't recommend even going in to kill time.

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Thank GretchenDT
Management response:

Hi Dennis & Tammy, We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit with us. We try to offer items for every budget level, and our artisans set the prices that they feel is fair for their time and effort. Handmade goods are usually more expensive than mass-produced items, but we feel the value is worth it. Hope you found some other... More 

Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We found the Beekman 1802's caramels in December 2015 at the Lenox Hotel of Boston. We bought some boxes with nice artisanal plates for the christmas time. Now we will go at Sharon Springs for a weekend in September. Happy to visit.

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Thank Marc B
Management response:

Hi Marc! A headline in French? We love you before we've even met you. Thanks for the nice compliment. See you soon! -jkp More 

New York City, New York
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165 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Gorgeous store and so well styled. Not surprisingly the founders are a lifestyle brand of their own with a website, a reality TV show, blogs, etc. One was a Martha Stewart accolyte and it shows. Sadly, not too much to buy. Just how much soap and artisanal canned goods does one need? The upstairs goes to the other extreme and... More 

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New York
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Typical old-fashioned mercantile that features handmade items and canned food items that are rarely found anywhere else. Additionally, there are a handful of unique one-of-a-kind items for sale. I have been to this location multiple times. The cuatomer service is always personal and outstanding.

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Thank Thomas S
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this store !! There were so many types of goat milk products to choose from.....testers were available !! In addition, there were some very unique items for the home. Oh, and I don't want to forget the wool rugs. Needless to say, I found plenty to purchase !! To top off my visit, I met... More 

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