The Indiana Antiques Guide was founded in 1992 by Ollie Spencer to promote antique shops and malls in the Indianapolis areato the antique shoppers who need to find them when mapping their routes to “go antiquing.”
Through the years, Ollie expanded the Guide, passing the torch to his daughter in 2012, who is now expanding it statewide, and what began as a 12-page booklet has grown to become Indiana’s most comprehensive quarterly guide to Antique Shops & Malls,Collectible, Vintage and Specialty Shops. Currently, 65,000 copies of the printed Guide are distributed annually across Indiana to over 250 locations, including the Indiana Tourism Division of Rest Areas, Welcome Centers and Visitors Bureaus.
As part of the family’s vision for sharing Indiana’s wealth of antiques with our neighbors and visitors of all ages, the Indiana Antiques Guide also now offers its online edition as a resource for new generations of customers looking to make environmentally conscious shopping choices. Featuring a convenient map to locate shops by region, as well as a mobile-friendly version of the site, both brand new and tech-savvy, seasoned “antiquers” can locate shops and plan trips from the convenience of their computers or mobile devices.
From past to present, from trinkets to treasures – you never know what you’ll see at your next stop, and the joy is in the journey to get your one-of-a-kind find.