P.J. Gilligan, Burkittsville, Maryland





Hey there!! I have 2 or is it 3 other trips to share before this one actually did happen in life but for some reason I just wanted to share this amazing one real quick 'cause it was so awesome. Not that the other trips were not great as well ...but this one included some awesome must see spots!!! It was a quick getaway over Memorial Day weekend. Come along with me ... & please enjoy!!

What or where are we visiting today, you might ask? Well, it would be "P.J. Gilligan Dry Goods & Mercantile Co. Burkittsville, MD Est 1821". They are frozen in the 1860s. They have a very odd open schedule, so we were super glad they were open when we drove on by. Stop in and look around, but they are only open 11-7pm on Saturdays and 12-7pm on Sundays. I love history ...love stopping in to see some old business that might have had some great historical folks stopping in to see or visit. Look at that step ...who might have step up there? If you are ever in this area please do stop by and see them. Completely forgot to take a picture of what we got ...some handmade soaps. They do wrapped them all up like they did in the day ...brown paper with a twine which was draping from the ceiling. We might be famous too... a husband and wife were shopping, last picture there and he writes a little newspaper ...supposedly he will be write a bit about us shopping in the store. Can't wait to see!!! I'll keep ya posted. Thank you for stopping by. Hope you are well. Take care. Be Well & Be Blessed!! Beth ( ; 

Comments

eileeninmd said…
Hello Beth, what a neat old place. I am glad they are open for business. Looks like a interesting store with lots of goodies. I have to look at a Maryland map to see where Burkittsville is located?

Happy Monday, enjoy your day and new week!
Missy George said…
I love old places like this..Thanks for sharing..
Michelle said…
Something I would like to see in person. I love this kind of stuff!
Rose said…
Beth, this is just our type of place. I love to visit places like this. And one does wonder how long that step has been there! I wonder if it is the original....
Ruth Hiebert said…
Oh the many stories a place like that could tell.
William Kendall said…
Quite a throwback to the past!
William Kendall said…
That is quite a throwback to the past!
Tanya Breese said…
how neat is this place! and burkitsville sounds familiar...was that the town in blair witch?