Our Historic Building

We love our beautiful old historic building. Erected in 1851, it is full of architectural character and history. The walls that are now ours once housed the The John Smith Co. General Store, which was in business from 1851-1985 — the longest family held business in Ohio.

Today, it is the home of The Old Arcana and Smith Merchants, a treasure trove of vintage finds, antiques and notions. It has been lovingly restored by its current owners and is listed on the Ohio Register of Historical Sites.

ARCANA EXTERIOR


 

Smith's Store

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