THE OLD COUNTRY STORE
3510 Old Philadelphia Pk.
(Rte. 340) 
Intercourse, PA 17534-0419
800-828-8218/Fax 888-768-3433

Visit The Old Country Store's Website:

http://theoldcountrystore.com

Hours of Operation:
June-Aug: 9:00-6:30
Sept-May: 9:00-5:00
Closed Sunday


 

In addition to a great selection of discounted fabrics, The Old Country Store features quilts made by local quilters and all sorts of quilt related gifts, notions and books. Check out the People's Place Quilt Museum on the second floor.

Across the street at 3513 Old Philadelphia Pk. is The People's Place, a cultural center which interprets the Amish and Mennonite experience through film and exhibits, bookshop, crafts and gallery.

Directions:
From Philadelphia:
Take the Schuylkill Expressway (76 West) to Route 202 South (at King of Prussia). Follow to Route 30 West. Follow Route 30 West to the small town of Gap. Just beyond the traffic light where Route 41 intersects with Route 30, make a right hand turn onto Route 772. Follow several miles into the town of Intercourse. Turn left onto Route 340. In the center of town The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the right (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the left (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 1-2 hours).

From New York: Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west to Valley Forge. Exit at Valley Forge and take Route 202 South at Turnpike exit. Follow to Route 30 West. Follow Route 30 West to the small town of Gap. Just beyond the traffic light where Route 41 intersects with Route 30, make a right hand turn onto Route 772. Follow several miles into the town of Intercourse. Turn left onto Route 340. In the center of town, The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the right (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the left (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 3-3 hours).

From DC/Baltimore: Take Baltimore Beltway I-695 to Route 83 North to Route 30 East. Follow 30 East across the Susquehanna River toward Lancaster. Stay on Route 30 East until the Route 340 Exit (on the east side of Lancaster). Exit and turn right at the stop sign, going east on Route 340. Follow for about 7 miles into the town of Intercourse. In the center of town, The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the left (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the right (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 2-2 hours). From Washington, D.C. Take Route 95 to Route 695 Beltway (around Baltimore). Go west on Route 695 and follow Beltway to Route 83 North exit. Follow Route 83 North toward York. Take Route 83 North to Route 30 East. Follow 30 East across the Susquehanna River toward Lancaster. Stay on Route 30 East until the Route 340 Exit (on the east side of Lancaster). Exit and turn right at the stop sign, going east on Route 340. Follow for about 7 miles into the town of Intercourse. In the center of town, The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the left (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the right (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 2-3 hours).

From Harrisburg: Take Route 283 east toward Lancaster. On the north side of Lancaster, take Route 30 East. Follow a mile or two to the Route 340 exit. Exit and turn right at the stop sign, going east on Route 340. Follow for about 7 miles into the town of Intercourse. In the center of town, The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the left (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the right (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 1 hour).

From Pittsburgh: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike east to Harrisburg. Take the Harrisburg East exit. Take Route 283 east toward Lancaster immediately to the right of the toll booth. Follow 283 toward Lancaster. On the north side of Lancaster, take Route 30 East. Follow a mile or two to the Route 340 exit. Exit and turn right at the stop sign, going east on Route 340. Follow for about 7 miles into the town of Intercourse. In the center of town, The People's Place, The People's Place Gallery, and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery are on the left (north side of Route 340) and The Old Country Store, The People's Place Quilt Museum, Village Pottery, and Crafts of the World are on the right (south side of Route 340). There is plenty of free parking behind each building. (Approximately 5 hours).

 

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