The Historic District Merchants Association was founded in 1996 by the many independent retailers and restaraunteurs who enjoy the privileges of owning businesses in this beautiful historic setting. Thirty-five members strong, the districts merchants encourage all members to enjoy the friendly faces and inviting atmosphere of all our unique retail and dining establishments. Peruse the finest in apparel, antiques and interior design. Boasting over 30 shops, there is something for everyone here. Enjoy the wide variety of delectable dishes. Food ranges from home-cooking and gourmet to ice cream and sandwiches, Thai food and Italian.