There are lots of thrifts and antique places between Indy and Richmond Indiana, I had a list of 19 thrift stores and antique malls to start with and I found LOTS more along the way. I didn't actually buy that much but, I found items here and there. Let's join the National Rd at the Salvation Army located at 8310 E. Washington St (the National Rd/Rt. 40 through Indy).
This Thrift did not appear in my pre-trip search for thrifts along the National Rd (YEA, BONUS THRIFT!)
I found a nice paint by numbers winter scene and a Noritake Mardi Gras pattern platter to add to my extensive collection of the pattern.
Just a bit further east was the City Thrift at 10435 E. Washington St. This thrift relocated from where my pre-trip research showed (sneaky thrift store trying to hide from the Bopfish). It is also referred to as the Disabled American Veterans thrift, or "DAV" (people just say DAVE).
I didn't buy anything here but I saw these new-old-stock Star wars sheets in their original 1977 packaging ($49.99 each).
My last thrift for the first day's drive was in Greenfield Indiana. I hit this Goodwill at 8:00, just as a little rain was falling.
I passed on a stack of pink Boontonware berry bowls (I have a TON of pink Boontonware) and I missed out on a super great gold tone hanging pendant light that I saw in some other lucky thrifter's cart. I only snagged this creamer (this is chateau pattern or something swiss-ish, right?).
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