Hallam, Pennsylvania: Haines Shoe House

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197 Shoe House Rd, Hallam, PA
US-30 exit onto PA-462 at Hallam. Drive south a quarter-mile, then bear right at the stoplight onto PA-462/Lincoln Hwy. Drive one mile. Turn right (no stoplight) onto Shoe House Rd. Drive a half-mile to the Shoe, on the left.
11-5. Property gated after hours. Summer W-Su, Spring and Fall F-Su. Closed Nov-Mar. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5.
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Shoe House.

Haines Shoe House

Tour the shoe-shaped house of Mahlon Haines, the "Shoe Wizard" of southern Pennsylvania. Built in 1949.

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Shoe House.

Haines Shoe House

When you come around the bend and see the giant work boot, it's amazing. Cute $5 tour that was totally worth the trip!

[Rose, 08/05/2018]

Shoe Dog House.

Haines Shoe House

I wanted to let people know that this place is still open. The owner is extremely nice. Our tour guide (on her third day of working there) shared a lot of wonderful information about the house and the man who built it. This house will amaze you. It is way bigger than it looks.

Don't forget to get some Shoe House ice cream.

[Amanda Heywood, 06/16/2018]

Room in the Shoe House.

Haines Shoe House

The Shoe House tour is still just $5 [2015]. We had a great visit and a nice chat with the new owner, who is very friendly.

[tim,colleen,susan,billy, 09/25/2015]
Haines Shoe House

This was a great, quick stop. Contrary to previous posts, you can take photos inside. The tour guide could stand to be a bit more educated on the materials, what is original, etc. Everyone was very friendly. We had ice cream and spent about an hour there overall.

[K Kaczmar, 08/09/2015]

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