The North Georgia Mountains are known for many things…good antique stores are one of them. Gilmer County’s, Black Bear Antiques, a 20,000 square foot monstrosity located directly off 515 is full of many unique items. It is a store that everyone should visit, especially the antique lover, or any individual looking to decorate any room in their home or cabin.
Opened in July of 2008, Owner Robert Ahlers knew this location would be a hit because he says, Ellijay is where everyone wants to be! He is right about that! He also owns the 14th Street Market in Atlanta, another famous antique store. Black Bear Antiques was his fifth and largest venture.
You must visit this amazing North Georgia Antique store full of such a variety of items. They have a great Christmas section as well where you will probably be able to find decorations or Christmas gifts. It is never too early to start preparing for next Christmas!!! There are over 125 dealers at this location and Black Bear attracts many of the southeast’s best dealers. Pay them a visit, you wont be disappointed!