WELCOME TO LARK!
Lark specializes in unique handmade and fair-trade goods from small businesses and artisans in the U.S. and around the world. Our products are witty, colorful, and intriguing; our goal is to provide you with an engaging and memorable shopping experience. Favorite lines include Vintage Dictionary Art, S’well Bottles, Houston Llew Spiritiles, Bungalow 360, Gleeful Peacock, Voluspa Candles, Mona B Bags, and Cavalini Papers. Everything from stocking stuffers to anniversary presents can be found at Lark.
A favorite of locals, Lark has been voted “Best Gift Shop” by both the Gettysburg Times Pick of the County Reader’s Poll as well as Celebrate Gettysburg magazine’s Gettysburg’s Greatest Awards.
Located on downtown Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, Lark is housed in a 5,000 sq ft circa 1909 building tucked between Hauser Estate Winery and Gettysburg Baking Company. It’s decades old hardwood floors, original brick walls, and exposed beam ceiling are flooded with warm and welcoming natural light from the modern skylights above. Lark features interior connecting doors to both the winery and bakery making this corner of Lincoln Square your one stop destination for great shopping, fresh eats, and local wines & ciders.
Spinster Sisters soaps are produced in small batches using the cold process soap method. A base of olive, coconut, palm (sustainable/organic), castor, apricot kernel and argan oils, and then combine cocoa...
She may have settled in the cozy hamlet of Gettysburg, but local artist Erin Brown has a worldly attitude that is reflected in her colorful paintings and greeting cards. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (where she majored in illustration), Brown spent some time sketching in the cafés of Rome, Italy before landing a job as a greeting card artist and writer with American Greetings. A decade later, she reconnected with family in South Central Pennsylvania and started her own line of whimsical cards and artwork that fits perfectly with the Lark mentality.
We recently sat down with Erin for a round of Five Questions...
As co-founder and proprietor of Gettysburg’s very own artist’s collective, Waldo’s & Company (which is located in the basement below Lark), Chris Lauer has been spearheading a movement of unique and unconventional artists in Gettysburg for a few years. But Lauer isn’t just a figurehead in the movement, he’s a member as well, with his own collection of handmade t-shirts, necklaces and hollowed “book boxes” now on sale at Lark. We sat down with Lauer to find out what inspires him, how his work furthers the Waldo’s cause, and what’s up next for Gettysburg’s very own “pied piper of the arts.”