WHERE YESTERDAY’S STORIES
MEET TODAY’S LIFESTYLE

Preserving what matters most–history, heritage and home.

Here in the heart of the Appalachians, we were born into a culture that has been hand-forged by men and women who were–and still are–self-made. Our heritage and history are as rich and vibrant as the stories we pass down from generation to generation.

There is magic in the turn of a key in the latch of a trunk that travelled here from France with a young child in 1846–a child who would become the forefather of one of the county’s most prestigious families. There is an inexplicable warmth that radiates from a wooden dough tray where bread was born for decades to feed a family. There is dignity in the proud, stern faces of a Civil War era portrait. There is a particular satisfaction, an intrinsic value that cannot be monetized, that accompanies becoming the steward of a small piece of history.

A 19th century stepback cupboard out of a Cambria County, PA

 

Heirloom Quality Antiques and Vintage

Our treasures are sourced from Bedford, Somerset, Fulton, Cambria and Blair counties (and beyond!) by dozens of vendors who love what they do and are passionate about saving history, one piece at a time. 

We are strictly an antiques and vintage marketplace., though we do have a few vendors who are grandfathered in with crafted goods.

We do not, as a rule, allow reproductions in our shop. Any reproduction is required to be clearly marked and to be of some significant collectible value.

 

 

 

OUR MISSION

TPTC believes in collaborating with others in our local community to preserve the past and keep our history and heritage at the forefront of our lives. We believe in honoring tradition while embracing change. We believe there is a lot of life left in aged, well-made goods, and that it’s better for our environment–and good for the soul–when we incorporate those into our homes and businesses.

We strive to preserve local and regional heritage by procuring heirloom-quality items of the past and contribute to sustainable commerce by providing quality vintage and antique items to our clients.