Historic Places in South Jersey

Historic Places in South Jersey - Places to Go and Things to Do

A discussion of things to do and paces to go, with the purpose of sharing, and encouraging exploration of South Jersey.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Buzby's Chatsworth General Store

If you have never stopped by, do it now!  There is still time to meet Marilyn Schmidt.  Marilyn runs the store and is also a prolific writer and has self printed/bound and pubished many of her own works on the Pine Barrens.  She is currently working on a book on glass.  Marilyn was honored at last year's Lines on the Pines event.  She is a remarkable, charming and gracious woman.

Marilyn has finally come to the time in her life when she wants to make a permanent retirement.  She retired once before, then she bought the store and engaged in a whole new career supporting Pine Barrens artists and saving Pine Barrens history and lore (and recipes).

I love that store.  I have bought art, carved birds, tree ornaments, cranberry products such as fudge and chocolate covered cranberries, and many many other things - many of her books.

My sister told me the year I did my Christmas shopping there, it was her favorite gifts ever.  I bought all cranberry things fo rher - a cookbook, jams, chocolate covered cranberries, and at another place, some cranberry wine.

The store is charming and a great place to stop by after a long hike in the woods.

The store is up for sale, so if you are looking for a new career, Marilyn would also like to see someone open the cafe in ther again!

ContactBuzby's Chatsworthe General Store
P. O.l Box 607
First St. & Rt. 563
Chatsworth, NJ 08019-007
609-894-4415

Pine Barrens Press   Barnegat Light Press    Cheshire Cat Gifts
I believe hours are Wed. Thurs. Fri. and Sat., but call before you go to check.

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