We just completely updated our website. Let us know if you are encountering any issues.

Old Mission General Store

The Old Mission General Store is a wonderful throwback to stores common during the 1800s. They were the architectural and functional successors to the old trading posts of the American frontier.  

Opening more than 160 years ago, this humble building is much more than a convenient place to stop for a cold soda and a quick bite to eat. The store is a historical treasure, as it’s the oldest post office in one place and in one room in the state of  Michigan. It’s also the first retail general store between Fort Wayne and Mackinaw.

Nearby

Sites

World Heritage Sites Brutalisms Atlas Obscuras Audio Guides News
NameSinceDistance
World’s Largest Cherry Pie Tin 202026.5kmsite_ao
Cathedral Barn at Historic Barns Park 201926.1kmsite_ao
Botanical Garden Visitor’s Center Gift Shop Tunnel 201926kmsite_ao
Perry Hannah Statue 201923.9kmsite_ao
Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park Fairy Trail 201926.1kmsite_ao
Leland Champion Cottonwood Tree 201922.6kmsite_ao
Leelanau Preservers Tile Wall 201922.6kmsite_ao
Leland’s Historic Fishtown 201922.7kmsite_ao
Kalkaska Shoe Tree 201932.5kmsite_ao
Cherry Growers Weigh Station 20197.1kmsite_ao
The Archduke of Austria’s Michigan Grave 201918.6kmsite_ao
Coast Guard City Monument 201923.2kmsite_ao
Protected Indian Trail Marker Tree 201922.7kmsite_ao
Talula the Elk Rapids Swan 20199kmsite_ao
Doug Murdick’s Rooftop Box of Fudge 201923.6kmsite_ao
The Grave of Traverse Colantha Walker, a World Champion Cow 201926kmsite_ao
National Trout Memorial 201934.9kmsite_ao
The River Guardian 201923.4kmsite_ao
Tunnels of Traverse City State Hospital 201925.1kmsite_ao
Woolsey Memorial Airport 201824kmsite_ao
The Rising Sun Shipwreck 201834.2kmsite_ao
The Hippie Tree 201725.7kmsite_ao
Sugar Loaf Ski Lodge 201826.1kmsite_ao
Government Center 23.7kmsite_brutalism

About the source: Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura aims 'to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share'. You can contribute to their collection on their website.

Leave a Reply