Welcome to The
Whether it is an authentic
reproduction or a modern adaptation, each piece is an
example of hand-made, quality craftsmanship. Customers
from each state and 13 foreign countries have bought
these one-of-a-kind treasures.
Pieces made by The Carpetbagger have been
featured in several movies. They appeared in period
pieces like "Tombstone," "Gettysburg," and "Amistad."
The stars in "Queen" and "The Love Letter," a Hallmark
Hall of Fame special, and, most recently, "Bewitched, "The Bold and The Beautiful", "A Little Night Music" On Broadway New York at the Walter Kerr Theatre (Catherine Zetta Jones and Angela Lansbury), and "Last Man Standing" (Tim Allen)
also carried Carpetbagger bags.
L.B.'s Shoe Repair in historic downtown Woodstock, The
Carpetbagger creates reproduction carpetbags and travel
bags that are a favorite of Civil War re-enactors. You
must come in the shoe shop to get to The Carpetbagger
store upstairs. The Carpetbagger is located at 140 West
Court Street, just up the street from the oldest
courthouse still in use west of the Blue Ridge - originally built in 1791 and a Virginia Historic
Landmark that is on the National Register of Historic
Places. Civil War buffs know the Northern Shenandoah
Valley of Virginia well as the location of many key
battles in the War Between the States.
carpetbags are available in a secured
On-line Store and feature nearly 100 different
fabrics to choose from. Send us an information
request or visit the shop just 1.5 hours from
Washington D.C., just off US Route 11.