Photo was taken at the Dutch Castle on N Bridge Street
An antique shoppers paradise...right here in Elkin!
Elkin has become an antique destination! With a wide variety of antiques, folk art, and even some gently used furniture, you are bound to find something unique when you explore around the downtown. Our downtown merchants not only sell historical treasures, Elkin itself was settled in 1840, is registered in the National Historic Registry. Elkin is also an accredited member of the North Carolina Main Street Program. Take a step back in time and enjoy exploring for historic treasures of all kinds...in the shops, along our downtown streets, with our murals, and visit the Daniel Boone marker (N Bridge St) and Civil War marker (end of W Main St).
Click once on photos to enlarge, and scroll to the bottom of the page for a map of these shops in town...
Located at 209 W Main St, only a few years ago, Dave's was the only antique shop on Elkin's Main Street! Owner, Dave George has enjoyed his location downtown and offered excellent customer service for over 17 years. Filled with various items from trinkets to bureaus, tables, cabinets and more, you can always find something interesting because he always has new items in weekly. Lots of furniture pieces available. Hours are: Wed - Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 2pm. Closed Sun - Tues but will open by appointment. Call 336-835-3355. Visit www.davesantiqueselkin.com for more information.
Elkin Antiques & Collectibles Mall
If you are driving into downtown from Hwy 67 (thru Jonesville), you'll find this antique shop just after you come into Elkin after crossing over the Yadkin River. They'll be located at your first stop light, where you'll find a beautiful sepia-toned mural on their back wall, depicting the Hugh Chatham Memorial Bridge and the old Elkin Depot. Once you drive past the mural, take a right into the front parking lot of this fantastic antique paradise. Located at 131 S Bridge St, this historical building was originally an old Shell service station built in the 1930's. Ricky and Teresa provide excellent, friendly service and plenty of items to search through. Over 40 vendors fill the interior of two buildings. There is also an Elkin display case filled with historical local memorabilia and a Christmas room. Hours are: Mon-Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Call 336-526-3000. They are also on facebook, and listed on the NC Antique Trails website.
Kennedy's Auto Supply
Kennedy's Auto Supply is located at 108 E Main St and carries an unusual selection of items from hard to find toys, bicycles, and sleds to household items, fishing supplies, ammo, tools, and more. You just never know what you'll find! They have been in business for over 60 years in Elkin.
Upstairs, is Time Testers, which is a clock store that does repair work.
Kennedy Auto Supply is open Mon - Fri 9am to 5:30pm and Saturdays, 9am to 3pm. Find them on facebook too!
West Main Antiques & Collectibles - now called The Shoppes at Dutch Castle on N Bridge St
New location at 656 N Bridge Street, West Main Antiques has relocated north of downtown off of N Bridge Street/ Hwy 21 and has a new name! It's locally owned and operated by Randy and Gloria Rogers who specialize in old pocket knives, coins, fishing gear, glassware and other unique items. Stop in on Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00 or Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 and say hello. Like them on Facebook at the Shoppes at Dutch Castle. For further information, you can reach them at 336-469-3989.