Region: Middle - Lawrence County
Method of Sale: Retail
Additional Information: Ike's Amish Depot and Country Store was established by Ira Ike Irving (retired policeman) in 1942. Mike Risner, Ike's grandson, also a retired police and Army Green Beret is keeping the store going. Located in the center of Amish community in Ethridge Tennessee , the Amish and visitors can buy hand dipped ice cream, milk shakes, hamburgers and fried bologna sandwich. Among the bins and glass jars of candy from times gone by, there are local amish farm made goat soap and candles, moon pies and RC Colas. And yes even Greyhound Bus tickets. Only American, Tennessee and Amish products are sold at the store including local grown popcorn and vegetables for the hamburgers. The Store and Depot looks as it did in the 40s and 50s with vintage soda fountain , furnishings and even stables for the Amish horses. Many other attractions are within walking distance, a Amish museum, large flea market, antique stores and produce auction within a mile of the store.