The Purple Doorknob

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The Purple Doorknob is located in the heart of Ellicottville's business district. The store known for its colorful, texture rich antiques and art has taken a step in a new direction. The Purple Doorknob now sells socks!

They now offer a wide array of fun and fashionable hosiery for the whole family. Reduce your carbon footprint by wearing socks made from recycled cotton. They feature lots of U.S. manufactured socks, and absolutely nothing made in China.

Socks make a great gift - everyone wears them! Stop in and see why The Purple Doorknob is the key to your sock drawer!

Open Friday and Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday & Monday 10am - 5pm, Tuesday through Thursday 11am - 5pm,

sock display at Purple Doorknob
The Purple Doorknob
11 Washington Street
Ellicottville, NY 14731
United States
Phone: 716-699-2084
42° 16' 33.996" N, 78° 40' 18.2496" W

General Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • Parking: Yes
  • RV Parking: No
  • Bus Parking: No
  • Pets Allowed: No
  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
  • Internet Access: No
  • Conference / Meeting / Banquet: No
  • Playground: Unknown
  • Indoor Pool: Unknown
  • Outdoor Pool: Unknown
  • Swimming:
  • Boat Launch or Dock: No
  • Fishing Access:
  • Equestrian Trail Access: Unknown
  • Bicycle Trail Access: Unknown
  • Hiking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Mountain Biking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Snowmobile Trail Access: Unknown

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