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Mercantile Gatherings Fall 2017 Issueand Welcome to Mercantile Gatherings Magazine, where you’ll find beautiful historic homes, colonial homes, country homes, primitive homes, farmhouses and farmhouse-style homes featured from issue to issue, just filled with antiques and country primitive charm. Each of our Issues welcomes our readers through personal home tours of charming homes decorated with antiques, primitives and country home décor, providing inspiration and ideas, as well as DIY crafting, make-do’s and recipes. We also bring you interesting and informative articles on antiques, country primitive decorating, and more… You will also find free patterns, free printable tags and free recipes exclusively on our website each issue. Mercantile Gatherings Magazine brings antiques and country primitives to our loyal readership with a personal touch like no other magazine, and we invite you to share us with your country and primitive friends and family members.

Our Fall Issue brings our readers to a fabulous Barn, Double-Corn Crib and Saltbox home in The Heritage Homestead feature article, followed by a charming home and Antique Mall presented in The Primitive Showman at Work and at Home feature article, then introduces another Saltbox home in The Best Of Both Worlds feature article. We also bring you Articles on Candle Making and Molds, Origin of Root Cellars, Open Hearth Cooking, Decorating your Farmhouse Table, a Spoon Rack Make-Do, a Ramblings feature in Pennsylvania, Recipes and more…

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Announcing the winner of the Mercantile Gatherings $250 Gift Basket  at the annual “Hulmeville Day Flea Market” in Hulmeville, Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 30th was … Tommy Wheeler!  Congratulations to the Winner and thanks to all who came to celebrate the day with us in historic Hulmeville. Stay tuned for the Hulmeville “Fall Craft Fair” to be held on Sunday, November 5th from 10am-3pm, and look for another Gift Basket from Mercantile Gatherings Magazine.

On SALE at Mercantile Gatherings MagazineWhile visiting with us, we invite you to stop by our Mercantile Store, where you’re sure to find that perfect primitive gift, in our selection of Country and Primitive Note Cards, Notepads, Sticky Notepads, Post Cards, Recipe Cards and more! Grab a cuppa your favorite beverage and pop on over to the Mercantile Gatherings MERCANTILE STORE to check it out.

Thank you for joining us on our Primitive Journey!

Best wishes for a fabulous Fall!

DJ Williams
Editor-In-Chief
& Mercantile Gatherings Staff