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After much thought and consideration we have decided to close our doors for the time being. We will be around doing yard work and unpacking boxes in anticipation for our doors to re-open soon. The Purple Shell will be open for appointment only 364-8088. If anyone needs anything don't hesitate to call or message us and we can figure something out. Thanks for your support. We will see you soon!

A 19th century farmyard shopperʼs paradise and international bazaar. A Rhode Island landmark and National Treasure in Charlestown, Rhode Island since 1968. Open year round.

Please Note: No Dogs Allowed on the Property

Spring Hours

Open Daily 10 - 5pm.


The Fantastic Umbrella Factory is very happy to announce the opening of the
WICK-ed Candle Co uses soy wax and non-toxic scents to create clean burning candles you can feel good about burning in your home. We use a variety of originally designed and upcycled vessels that are environmentally conscious and fun! Check them out on facebook.

Bluebird 2 @ the Small Axe:

Opening in Mid April.

Check the Cafe's Facebook page for updates:

Check out the short article on the BLT (Blog for Lifestyle & Travel), scroll down to see the sction about us, 9/5/17.

Check out our artlcle in the Providence Journal 7/21/13

What’s up at the Fantastic Umbrella Factory in Charlestown, by Lisa Vernon Sparks



4820 Old Post Rd. Charlestown, RI 02813

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