Maryland was one of the 13 original colonies and our state capital was once the capital of the United States. This makes Maryland rich in history and rich in antiques. If you want to find colonial treasures, it is possible to do so.If you’re looking to discover gems from a bygone era, digging through the collections at Maryland’s antique stores is a great place to start. Here are our favorites!
A charming store in a historic brick building, in a quaint little town—Bay Country Antiques is sure to win your heart before you step foot in the door. Just the journey here across the Bay makes for a fun afternoon and once you see the treasures inside, you are sure to want to return. They have everything you could dream of from dining room sets to antique clocks to glassware and chandeliers.
There are 250 antique dealers located at Antique Crossroads, making it possible for you to find something of every variety and if you can’t find what you are looking for, one of the dealers could help you to procure it. People will visit from all over the state to go through their collection of oil paintings and other art, purchase furniture, and capture rare finds to add to their collection.
If you want to go antiquing near D.C., this is the spot. With several shops at Antique Row, you can hunt for treasure, grab a bite to eat with friends and even pick something up at the farmers market. There are more than 10 shops to choose from such as Joyful Heart Reclaimed and Sally Schaffer Antiques—two local favorites.
This is a popular destination for those looking for unique antiques or to buy something handmade in one of the other shops found in the Mill. It’s huge with more than 20,000 square-feet and over 100 shops inside. Furniture, collectibles, clothing, art, and so much more can be found inside.
Specializing in unique and elegant pieces, Blue Crab Antiques also offers appraisal services and house calls, making them the go-to for Annapolitans who are looking to buy and sell antiques. With a reputation like that, they have had visitors drop by from PBS’s “Antique Road Show.” You can find fine art, china, and collectables here, and so much more.