Nashville, Indiana is known for being a tourist town with plenty of shopping and sightseeing opportunities. Nashville is known for being a quaint town nestled in the rolling hills of beautiful Brown County, Indiana. What separates Nashville from other shopping destinations are the many unique shops that you will find in this small town where very few chain stores are found.
These unique shops are what make Nashville so alluring to tourists and what makes it such a special place in many people’s hearts. Nashville was the home of famed artist, T.C. Steele and visitors can visit his home place just outside of Nashville. Tourists can also find many other artists and their studios in and around Nashville. Painting and creative arts make up many of the unique items that you can find in these unique specialty shops.
Crafts Gone Wild/SBJ Designs located at 44 N. Van Buren Street in Nashville is home to handmade silver, wire-wrapped jewelry, gold jewelry, pearls, carvings, and a good variety of handcrafted rings and necklaces. Larry and Sharon Jenkins have crafted jewelry for over 20 years and operate a full service jewelry shop at this location. If you are interested in having a special piece of jewelry made as a one of a kind piece for yourself, ask them.
Located at the same address as Crafts Gone Wild is the Mercantile Store, where you will find many Brown County collectibles for sale. Here is a shop that will delight both young and old. There are tee-shirts, toys, games, gifts, and several collectibles as well. This is a really nice shop in Nashville.
Another special shop on N. Van Buren Street is the Coin Shop. This shop is known for carrying many hard to find coins. They could have any of the coins that you might need to add to a collection. They also carry many different types of currency.
If you happen to be looking for very unique gifts, I recommend that you check out Fine Line Rustics. Fine Line Rustics is a metal-art gallery that has metal-art, hand painted glassware and various other unique home décor pieces. Fine Line Rustics is located in the Main Street Shoppes across from Brown County Winery. The Ferguson House is another home décor shop that offers shoppers a large assortment of décor items, garden accents, as well as Christmas décor, candles, collegiate gifts, fashion jewelry, and iron décor.
If you are looking for a nice gift for the special policeman or fireman in your family, be sure to stop by The Crow’s Nest on South Buren Street for a wide variety of gifts for those service people. They also sell Burt’s Bees skincare, Swan Creek candles, barn stars, garden accents, and home accessories and décor.
Anyone looking for premier home décor and fashions should visit Peter Grant’s. Located at 100 E. Main Street, Peter’s is the only premier store like this in town. They offer a large assortment of furniture high quality furniture as well as glass, copper, pottery. Many of their items are made by Indiana artisans and local artists.
Food gifts are available as well in several of the stores in this quaint town. Harvest Preserve is one such store. Located on Main Street, this store sells sauces, spices, mixes, and kitchen accessories. This store is most notably known for their home made apple butter, which is sold daily and is always fresh. Kiss The Cook is another such store and has in been business for at least 15 years in Nashville. Kiss The Cook offers many kitchen accessories as well as many drinks, sauces, and dips. The nicest thing about this store is the fact that many samples are available for visitors to be sure that they like what they are buying.
If customers are looking for nuts or candy, Nashville is the best place to visit for a wide array of stores and foods for sale. Jack and Jill Nut Shop is one of the best nut shops that I have ever been inside of and they roast salted nuts daily. Many varieties of nuts are available such as: cashews, pistachios, pepitas, pecans, sunflower seeds, almonds, and peanuts. Other treats sold here are Brazil nuts and a nice assortment of candies. The Candy Dish and The Candy Emporium are both great shops for candy and homemade fudge.
The Candy Dish carries hand dipped chocolates, salt water taffy, imported licorice, kid’s candy, fresh roasted nuts, and caramels. This store offers a very nice collection of Planters Nuts collectibles and is a must see for any peanut lover. The Candy Emporium offers the same kinds of candies and nuts as well as a large assortment of teas and tea accessories. Both stores are located on West Main Street.
For visitors who are interested in Indian items, visit The Totem Pole. Located at 78 S. Van Buren Street, The Totem Pole carries handmade Indian jewelry, Black Hills Gold, moccasins, and knives. Many visitors come here to take a step back into history.
There are many specialty shops in and around Nashville, Indiana and many hotels to host those visitors who want to stay for a few days and shop. Autumn is a beautiful time to visit Nashville and enjoy the brilliant colors of the leaves in the rolling hills of beautiful Brown County, Indiana.