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U.G. White Mercantile

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A Step Back In Time.

Do you like to shop & reminisce? U. G. White is your place. Established in the early 1900's U. G... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mikeo212
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Elkmont, Alabama
Shopping past and present

Love UG Whites. You will find the things from items your grandparents used (canning supplies, etc... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Delynsmom
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Athens, Alabama
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“hardware store”(10 reviews)
“case knives”(5 reviews)
“general store”(5 reviews)
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101 N Jefferson St, Athens, AL 35611-1701
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Do you like to shop & reminisce? U. G. White is your place. Established in the early 1900's U. G. White carries on the tradition of service & unique merchandise. U. G. White is a must visit in Athens.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikeo212
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Love UG Whites. You will find the things from items your grandparents used (canning supplies, etc.) to the latest fashion in clothes. Case knives to candy by the pound. LOVE it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Delynsmom
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Just walking around this store took me back 60 years, loved the old design and bones:) How many people over the years have walked these floors I kept thinking. The store has two floors, upscale name brand clothes up top:) Country store items from nails...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jayjay099
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is such a neat store. We had so much fun picking out candy and gifts for family. The customer service was great.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HehMommy256
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Like walking back on time, very cool old time feeling with some nice.otems and my wife was.very happy to see the taffy

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KentPaulson
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped in while in Athens on business. I really enjoyed this store. The staff was really friendly and showed us some of the antiques scattered around the store. This store has a little bit of everything from candy to kitchen items. I really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

White is a great place to experience the history of Athens. The store is on the square which has servived extremely well. The store is a good first visit that will draw you into the other very worth wile sole proprietorship stores.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Don1630TD
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Old time general store, selling items from candy by the pound and toys to clothing. We spent about a half-hour or so looking around, and my husband ended up buying a couple of shirts that were on sale.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mkitchens
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

U G White’s is a piece of history. Great selection of pocket knives, lanterns, jellies and jams, and toys.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank n4xdk1
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I have been in this store many times and i always find something to buy. The store has a lot of old toys from the past and new ones as well. Lots of candy to choose from. Excellent collection of kitchen everything.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank juejue5050
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