The Dayville Mercantile is one of Oregon’s oldest  general stores.

Stop by and see where the Old West still lives.


Dayville + Nearby

Dayville is located at the east end of Picture Gorge, about seven miles from the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and thirty miles west of John Day.

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The Merc

Throughout the Merc's history, it has been an integral part of town and nearly every local family has some connection to the place, since it has always been the local's go-to spot for daily groceries and it has also been used as a school, a saloon, a dance hall and a gathering place.

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The Graves family is the ninth owner of the Merc since Billy Stewart built it in 1896 with his friends Bert Cummings and E.L. Knox. 

Let us know what we can do to make you feel at home at the Dayville Merc.

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