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The Extra Mile

Vintage Design & Architecture

Brockville and Gananoque


Where to Score a Unique Find or Charming Hotel in the 1000 Islands this Fall and Winter

From vintage furniture to visual arts to the elegant allure of a Victorian-era hotel, if you’ve got a thing for aesthetics, then you’ll love what you’ll find in Brockville and 1000 Islands Gananoque. Discover a region that’s rich with history and teeming with treasures.

With on-going developments regarding the global pandemic, please visit each location’s website, or connect with their staff via email and telephone, for updates on COVID-19 procedures such as guest capacity, sanitization methods and mask requirements.


Prescott’s Furniture Past

Address: 132 King West, Prescott
Website: https://www.facebook.com/FURNITUREPAST
Highlights: Vintage Finds | Great Prices | Friendly Service

Prescott’s Furniture Past is one of the Seaway Valley’s most popular spots to buy or sell vintage and antique furniture, decor and collectibles. Rescuers of used furniture as well as retro and vintage items, the owners sometimes repurpose items but prefer to buy and sell them to other folks or artists who can find a use for them and a vision for their next life. Think old barn cabinets, church pews and solid pine boxes ripe for their next home. Check out listings on Facebook and reach out for details.


Maycourt Club of Brockville

Address: 75 King Street West, Brockville
Website: https://www.facebook.com/theencoreshoppeterrytinkessphotography/
Highlights: Consignment | Charity Shop | Estate Donations

The Maycourt Club of Brockville operates a consignment shop in historic downtown Brockville.  The shop carries a wide variety of items including men’s, women’s and children’s clothing for all ages, small household items, jewelry, books, toys and linens. All proceeds are donated to local Brockville charities.


The Score Brockville

Address: 260 King West, Brockville
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheScoreThriftStoreAndMore
Highlights: Thrift  | Clothing | Big Selection

If thrifting is in your blood, you will score some good finds here. Discover a broad selection of new and used items including clothing, furniture, electronics, housewares, sporting equipment and more. New merchandise is delivered every week.


From Here to Infinity 

Address: 213 King West, Brockville
Website: http://www.fromheretoinfinity.ca/
Highlights: Books | Historic Photographs | Visual Art

From Here to Infinity is a gallery that operates from an historic 1840s block in downtown Brockville. A purveyor of the unique in the visual and plastic arts, the gallery also operates an archive holding thousands of historical negatives and photographic prints. Finally, the gallery hosts an eclectic collection of antiquarian and fine books, ephemera and other interesting paper products.


Aunt Molly’s Antiques

Address: 183 King Street, Gananoque
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Aunt-Mollys-Antiques-and-More-514943125544753/about/?ref=page_internal
Highlights: Downtown Gan | Eclectic Finds | Home Decor & Collectibles

Discover a true blast from the past, a great spot to hunt for treasures like home decor, kitchen items, vintage furniture, art work and more.  Friendly and helpful staff are available to guide you on your hunt for something to take home.


Arts and Craft Collective

Address: 161 King East, Gananoque 
Website: https://www.artsandcraftcollective.com/
Highlights: Vintage & Second Hand Clothing | Maker Market | Local Art

Arts & Craft Collective (@ARTSandCRAFTco) is an interdisciplinary arts collective and shop located in downtown Gananoque led by artist and maker Calvin W Chumbley whose works are available in the Maker Shop. The vintage clothing shop is thoughtfully curated by Calvin and his style-loving sister, Erin, and mother, Susan. They are passionate about offering the highest quality found-and-curated clothing and vintage wares including hip vintage denim and accessories.


Gananoque Flea Market 

Address: 145 River Street, Gananoque 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/gananoquefleamarket/about/?ref=page_internal
Highlights: Great Selection | Unique Mix | Albums

This “flea” is known as the friendliest market between Toronto and Montreal. The market goes beyond traditional antiques and features collectibles, linens, glassware, housewares, furniture, lamps and custom shades, jewelry, books, recorded music, fishing tackle, tools and so much more. You won’t leave empty handed! Open Saturdays and Sundays

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O’Connor Gallery 

Address: 130 King East, Gananoque
Website: https://www.facebook.com/OConnor-Gallery-228073441110725/?ref=page_internal
Highlights: Gallery | Unique Gifts | Home decor

O’Connor Gallery is a “rich, relaxed space where you can browse and think, then be fully informed about the work and the creator(s) by someone who is truly knowledgeable in the field. A delight to visit, and highly recommended for those seeking something truly unique to add to their home or business environment.” Featuring original art, Inuit art, framing, lighting and more.


Barnhouse Gallery

Address: 54 Front Street, Rockport
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Artist/Barn-House-Gallery-1647957415428119/
Highlights: Gallery | Local Art | Home decor

The Barn House Gallery overlooks the stunning St. Lawrence River in the small village of Rockport, which has inspired many of the pieces available. Displaying original oil paintings produced by Kristine Huck, the gallery is spacious and contrasting with the rich colours of the art that resides within it. The diverse wildlife and amazing landscapes are the main inspiration for the development of Kristine’s art. She especially likes to paintl local songbirds.


Historic Inns

Trinity House Inn

Address: 90 Stone Street, Gananoque
Website: http://trinityhouseinn.com/
Highlights: Historic Charm | Victorian Gardens |  Tranquil 

Discerning travelers have found an idyllic setting and warm hospitality at the Trinity House for more than 100 years. Since 1989, the innkeeper and owner, Jacques O’Shea, has invited his guests to enjoy breakfast with fireside comfort in the dining room and the intimate ambiance of the glassed-in veranda. Relax in the plush comfort of the sofa lounge, rocking-chair-covered veranda or the tranquil water-garden terrace and patios. It’s the home of casual elegance in a Victorian setting. See the bright and spacious apartment suite affectionately called the Lock Up, situated in Gananoque’s first jail adjacent to the inn.


Bulloch House

Address: 199 Pine Street, Gananoque
Website: https://www.1000islandsbedandbreakfast.com/
Highlights: Intimate and Elegant | Antiques |  Charming 

The Bulloch House is an historic and architecturally significant, 30-room Victorian mansion with afternoon English Cream Tea Service, Scottish High Tea Service, beds like clouds and an on-site antique gallery. A Bulloch House breakfast is catered to your personal tastes and dietary requirements, formally served at a gentle pace and on rare antique china, crystal and sterling silver flatware.

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