Visit Our New Store in Downtown Frederick!

Posted by Bob on 8/31/2012

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 we quietly opened the doors to our new retail store in downtown Frederick at 113 East Patrick Street [Map It]. We are thrilled to be part of the vibrant downtown community, and look forward to bringing Frederick our handcrafted bath and body products as well was home goods from local and regional artists.

Old Colony Company Store SignOur grand opening is being planned for First Saturday, October 6th. We will also be re-launching and expanding our website so our online customers can shop for the same products we offer in-store. In the meantime, please come visit us. We are open weekends Fri. 12-5 PM, Sat. 10 AM-6 PM, Sun. 12-5 PM and online 24/7.

Here’s what’s in store:

Expanded Line of Bath & Body Products

With the opening of the store, we have significantly expanded our line of products beyond what we have offered online and at markets. Our bath and body products are handcrafted by us here in Frederick and include:

  • Goat Milk Soap (over 36 varieties)
  • Goat Milk Luxury Bath
  • Salt & Mineral Bath
  • Natural Body Lotions & Skin Care Products
  • Facial Care, including Masks, Creams and Toners
  • Men’s Shaving & Grooming
All our bath and body products are available for you to try at our sample bar and sink

Works by Local & Regional Artists

orange art glass candel

From the paint on the walls to the products on the shelves, our store reflects local artistry and craftsmanship. Exclusive and unique works by local and regional artists include:

  • Art Glass Candles by Art of Fire, Laytonsville, MD
  • Pottery for the Bath & Kitchen by Fire Robin Farm Pottery, Leitersburg, MD
  • Sheep Soap Holders by Backlog Pottery, Port Deposit, MD
  • Handprinted Tea Towels by Fuzzy Mug, Baltimore, MD
  • Kitchen Treenware by Appalachian Tree Works, Brevard, NC
  • We also offer bath towels and bed linens made from native organic cotton, grown by small American farmers, soap decks made from reclaimed, Washington State red cedar, and organic bamboo body cloths made by my sisters in Traverse City, Michigan.

    A Locally Designed & Constructed Store

    Old Colony Company Store InteriorThe Frederick area is brimming with talented craftspersons and contractors. Being true to our mission, we assembled a dream team of local talent to put our store together:

    • Shevles & Cabinets by Jason Boyer of JSB Woodwoorking, Woodsboro, MD
    • Store Signs by Brian Laurich of Vintage Sign Co., Woodsboro, MD
    • Interior Construction & Lighting by Newell Property Services, Middletown, MD
    • Interior Painting by LaVerne Miers-Bond, Mount Airy, MD
    • Plumbing by Duane of Dun-Rite Plumbing & Heating, Frederick, MD

    We deeply appreciate the hard work and outstanding professional service from these individuals. We highly recommend them for your next project at your home or business. Come in and see their work for yourself.

    Special Thanks

    Our store opening wouldn’t have been possible without the help and support of our business partners and friends including Eleanor Winter and Dan Backo of Elliott’s Gallery, Tina Lee of Woodsboro Bank, Catharine Fairley of Draper & McGinley, and Allison Levitt of Two Paws Up. Special thanks to Sue, Jake, Jan, LaVerne and Jerry who helped us realize our dream by helping us on everything from wrapping soap and working at markets to testing products and providing moral support.