To get the full "mercantile" experience you need to walk through our front doors; the coffee is on, the retro pop is cold, the yard and home decor is bright and colorful and the Port Hope apparel is our own design so you won't find it anywhere else. Listed below are just some of the great vendors who's products we carry.
Pro Hardware All PRO Hardware stores are dedicated on serving the needs of their local communities. From big, to small, and everything in between, our Pro store is tailored to ensure you have the supplies for your particular job or project. If we don't have it on the shelf, ask us to order it for you. We want you to have what you need to get your job done and done well.
Hillman Fasteners Since 1964, Hillman has served North America as the leading provider of complete hardware solutions. We're proud to carry Hillman's Builders Hardware, Fasteners, Anchors, and Specialty Assortments.
Real Milk Paint Milk Paint - Environmentally-friendly, non-toxic, milk paint that’s versatile and easy to use. Made from 100% organic material.
Finishing Oils - Some of the only hard-drying oils on the market; works great on floors and many other surfaces.
Finishing Creams & Pastes - No Odor, Non-VOC’s water base top coats that provide a protective, washable, tinted, matte finish. Helps to hide or enhance moldings, trims and recessed areas on decorative surfaces.
Waxes - Waxes will finish your piece; we offer no-VOC waxes, paste wax and several others.
Aunt Lizzie's Creations Welcome to the fire! Lizzie Sabo is a Port Hope resident and works with local farmers to source the world's hottest peppers and create the special dusts and spices that we carry. All hot peppers are hand dried from the Michigan farmers crops. Salts and Hot pepper dusts are a perfect way to heat up your favorite meals or add zing to veggies, meat, poultry and even popcorn!
We follow Michigan’s guidelines for masks which says: • if you are not vaccinated you must wear a mask • if you are vaccinated you do not need to wear a mask.
🙏 Thank you for your patronage!

John and Leslie and
the Mercantile Team

Our current business hours:
Monday : 9:00-3:00 Tuesday to Friday : 9:00-5:00 Saturday : 9:00-3:00