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Dejavu Antiques and Resale Shop of Clarksville, Arkansas

Updated on May 5, 2015
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Lori has traveled Arkansas from the backwoods to the Capitol. She knows the confusion of multiple road names and designations. Frugal travel

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Heading E on Sherwood, you will see this sign 17 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR 72830From the side around to the front more signage
Heading E on Sherwood, you will see this sign 17 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR 72830
Heading E on Sherwood, you will see this sign 17 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR 72830 | Source
From the side around to the front more signage
From the side around to the front more signage | Source

DejaVu in Clarksville AR, Will Make you Wonder if You Have Been There Before

After making your way off of I-40, taking Rodgers street exit 58 you will head up, past McDonalds, toward Sherwood Plaza. You will turn right at the Taco Bell. If you have taken the Arkansas Heritage Trail of Tears, on Hwy 64, you will be turning Left onto Sherwood Plaza.

Once you turn onto Sherwood Plaza, you will see her sign on the end of the triplex of businesses on the right hand side. There is the Shugyo Massage, and a consignment shop adjoining Margaret's shop.

DejaVu of Clarksville Arkansas

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17 Sherwood Plaza, Clarksville, AR 72830:
17 Sherwood, Clarksville, AR 72830, USA

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DejaVu Antiques & resale. A place you can't help but think you may've been before, seen that wardrobe, French Menu, or Raggedy Ann book 479-647-63

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Aquatic Center, 1611 Oakland Street, Clarksville, AR 72830:
Clarksville Aquatic Center, 1611 West Oakland Street, Clarksville, AR 72830, USA

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AR State Park Family Aquatic Center. In Central Arkansas, it is a perfect time to stop here. $6 pp except Mon & Tue Nights $3 pp 479-754-5050

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215 W Main, Clarksville, AR 72830:
215 West Main Street, Clarksville, AR 72830, USA

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Have you been there yet...in this lifetime?

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Have You Ever Had A Dream Where...

Have you always wanted to do one thing in your life, but you were stopped by such things as trying to make a living the traditional way? Were you blocked from promotions, and no matter how hard you worked nothing became truly satisfactory?

Have you always used your gifts and talents to make others prosperous. Is it just a dream or DejaVu when you say "yes" to the universe, skills and talents?

All of her life Mrs. Yarbrough was a designer. Even as a young girl, she would drive her family crazy, because they might leave for a little while, and when they came back home, she would have rearranged whole rooms, and possibly the whole house.

Ms. Margaret has always been drawn to places and things that needed re-doing. She likes to take things apart, fix them up, and put them back together better than before. This is what she was born to do.

Over the years, she worked in other shops, and loved using her creativity and excitement for organizing, decorating and designing their stores. She worked for several other businesses over the years where she was able to understand how a business is run, and always gave 100% of her talent and skills to the job

During our interview, I asked her where she finds her items. She gets her pieces the most enjoyable way of all; she is a picker. Part of what makes her dream of having her own business so fun, is she gets to rummage around in old farms and estates, finding pieces that she will bring back to her shop.

It finally happened. The economy slowed down, and there was not very much work to be had in other retail establishments, especially small businesses. Several things fell into place, and in a frightening economy Margaret Yarbrough opened her own Antique and resale shop.

Margaret finally said yes to using her talents and skills to do what she always wanted to do, and make her dream come true. She promotes other small businesses and artists. She displays and sells jewelry and other pieces for others in the community.

(If you have an old barn, shed or house that you want someone who will treat the items with respect, and not be greedy, please contact Ms. Margaret Yarbrough 479-647-6342)

The result is a favorite antique and resale shop in Clarksville, Arkansas called Deja Vu.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Singing "Deja Vu" by Unreal993

If you are traveling through Arkansas in the summer

What to bring
What to wear
Tender
How long to leave a child or animal in the car
Liquids for you and critters
Comfortable clothing
Many places prefer cash
Do Not Do it for a minute
sun hat
bathing suits - rated G
PDQ stations will let you get cash back
A car w/open windows = 100+ degrees
sunscreen
shoes and sandals
ATM Machines charge a fee
Many AR businesses will get water for your pet

A Dream or Deja Vu?

Is this a dream or have I been here before?
Is this a dream or have I been here before? | Source

Stand in Front of Deja Vu, Pick For Hours

When you visit Deja Vu, you may find yourself entranced by all of the items on display outside of her door, as well as what you can view from the front window and door.

Not afraid of hard work, Margaret Yarbrough has made DejaVu into a place you want to return to.

If you are travelling through Arkansas, please put DejaVu of Clarksville on your bucket list of places to stop. A word of warning. If you are on vacation, you will have to figure out how to get that Camphor Wardrobe, or Kitchen cupboard home with you. The prices are unbelievably reasonable.


Deja Vu's Mission Statement - Life is A Journey Enjoy It!

Deja Vu's Mission Statement. "Life is a Journey Enjoy It"
Deja Vu's Mission Statement. "Life is a Journey Enjoy It" | Source

Bringing You Back

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Jewelry by local artistBuffetOld Buffet
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Jewelry by local artist
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Life is a Journey - Enjoy it at Dejavu of Clarksville, AR

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The front of the store. Sit down and take a load off. Check out all of the interesting itemsFarm implements and a yokeOld BooksBlondie and Dagwood's Secret Service
The front of the store. Sit down and take a load off. Check out all of the interesting items
The front of the store. Sit down and take a load off. Check out all of the interesting items | Source
Farm implements and a yoke
Farm implements and a yoke | Source
Old Books
Old Books | Source
Blondie and Dagwood's Secret Service
Blondie and Dagwood's Secret Service | Source

DejaVu; Different Things to Different People

Back in the old days (1960s and 1970s), when I was growing up, I was heavily influenced by a band called Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. In the spring of 1970 the band released the Album by the name of Deja Vu.The song of the same title is 5+ minutes long, and interesting. This was the first time I realized when you sometimes have a feeling you may have dreamed something or been in a place or time before; it is called Deja Vu.

Deja Vu Clarksville, Trademark protected

Deja Vu of Clarksville™ all photos shared with Margaret Yarbrough

© 2013 Lori J Latimer

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    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      5 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Ms Márgaret would be mighty pleased if you did. Next week you could go ahead and take in the Johnson County Peach Festival too. I think it is the 72nd. Thank you for the read and comment.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      I love this--I want to go hang out and touch things there--great story

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      5 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Genna East thank you for the nice comment and read. I hope you get to visit soon.

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      Genna East 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I just love shops like these, and wish I could visit tomorrow! Wonderful hub.

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      5 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you writer fox. It is an interesting place, with many towns that have histories of a writer's dream.

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      Writer Fox 

      5 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      What an interesting shop! I just wrote about 'Shepherd of the Hills' and now everything about Arkansas fascinates me.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Thank's Lilly. I hope to go when i visit my son....Cheers

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      5 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en 197 miles. A bunch of the Trail of Tears and I am on the way too. Thank you for the read and comment Ruby.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      How far is Clarksville from Walnut Ridge? I would love to see her shop. I too, love to decorate and redo my home. I am not into antiques, but i love to rummage. Show me a bargain and i'm a happy camper. Great hub..

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      5 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you very much. Thank you for the vote up.

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      Firoz 

      5 years ago from India

      Impressive hub on Dejavu Antiques. Voted up.

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