Many of us have fallen in love with the past; or should I say the relics of the past. Whatever the fascination or pull, antiques are a passion for lots of folks everywhere. There are a couple of nifty antique shops near Smith Mountain Lake that might be worth a look-see for those of you caught up in this love affair of the days gone by: Antiques & Collectibles of the Crooked Road, and The Bedford Antique Mall.
Antiques & Collectibles of the Crooked Road: Located in Rocky Mount, Va. (Franklin Co.) is one of the locations where you can step back in time and find an assortment of classic antiques that would enhance your home, or make nice gifts for an upcoming occasion. They provide an enjoyable atmosphere, friendly service and an extensive variety of collectibles and antiques. They can be reached at 540-482-0030 and are open Mon.- Fri. 10am to 6pm, Sat.10am to 5pm, Sun.Noon to 5pm.
The Bedford Antique mall: Located in Bedford, Va. (Bedford Co.) is a shop that encourages you to visit memories of the past from over 50 different dealers in a spacious 10,000 sq.ft. antique mall. They have unique finds, collectibles, furniture, candles, toys, and much more. They can be contacted at 540-587-8707 or on their website.