If you are familiar with the Mexico, New York, area then this might help you locate it. As a child, Dr. Harter was my dentist. It used to be a red brick building but the newly painted white with black trim might block your memory. Maybe you're not familiar with the dentist office, what about Beck's Hotel? Maybe if I tell you it's a couple houses down from Key Bank? Next to the old lawyer's office? On the corner where you turn to pay respects at the Harter Funeral Home? One of these must have triggered the location.
Once at The Carriage House, walk down the paved driveway to the small porch area and enter through the door to your left. Once inside, the smell of apples, cinnamon, or something yummy greets you and the goodies available are delightful. There is something for everyone.
If you are looking for an autographed copy of Where's Heidi? One Sister's Journey or When the Waves Subside for yourself or a family member this Christmas - then wait no longer. My books are also available here. An added plus to his great establishment. As a thank you to their hospitality I decided to share this blog with all of you. I hope you will stop in, tell all your friends, and support a local business.
Stop in this weekend and the weekends to follow. Browse, shop, or just visit. You will leave refreshed and encouraged. The hometown charm, love, and energy is invigorating.
Not only will you be able to get some Christmas shopping done, your creative juices will be ignited. Tis the season...let it begin.
Did I mention there is fresh and local honey?? Oh yeah!
Keep the store opening in your prayers. Pam, Gail, and Terry are excited for this new venture and the people they will meet. As with any newly opened door, prayers are blessings.
This house itself was built in 1848. Two prominent families lived there. Mike Mowery, Attorney, his grandfather owned the house and Dr. Harter had the dentist office. We are unaware of the families prior at this time.
The Carriage House is a true carriage house built in 1909. The coal bin we removed & that is the area on the left when you enter.
If you know any history of the house, I hope you'll share it below so Terry and Gail can complete the heritage of this beautiful building.
"Carriage House Shoppe: Small town charm, big city variety. Local goods, antiques, primitives, vintage, gifts, all in one convenient location."
Gail said, "We will be extending the shop into the main house next year hopefully. We are
also doing a bed & breakfast for field days & Christmas in Mexico hopefully next year."
3291 Main Street
Mexico, New York 13114
Phone (315) 963-2106
12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
November & December
Terry is a Painting Contractor & Specialty Waterproofing in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. He also plays Jai Alai weekly and has won trophies.
Gail is a writer, in the middle of finishing a journal for Nova Medical University and enjoys photography.
We have 4 grandchildren & 2 daughters.