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901 Michigan Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
(920) 457-5541


Oldest Full Service Hardware Store in Wisconsin

901 Michigan Avenue • Sheboygan, WI 53081 • (920) 457-5541

About Us

HISTORY165 YEARS AND GOING STRONG

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In 1850, August Trilling, a first generation German immigrant opened a General Store on 8th and Pennsylvania Ave. At that time all stores were general stores supplying customers with hardware, turpentine and even whiskey.

In the late 1890’s, August moved the store to Michigan Avenue and in 1911 Trilling Hardware moved to it’s now present location of 9th and Michigan Avenue. Over the years this location has seen many changes from removing the display windows on the northeast corner, to adding the garden center in late 1995.

From August Trilling, Trilling Hardware has been handed down to the Trilling sons. In 1995, Hugo Trilling, the Great Grandson of August sold Trilling Hardware to Ervin Martens, who at the time of purchase owned another hardware store in Milwaukee.  Ervin has remained the owner of Trilling Hardware and has expanded his ownership to two other True Value stores with one in Reedsburg and one in Waupun.  Today all four stores work together in purchasing all the right products for our customers.

Selection is the key that has kept Trilling True Value around for over 165 years, where else can you go to buy just one nut or bolt when you need it or that one of kind plumbing part for an older faucet.

Great Customer Service,  Competitive Prices  and Convenience  is what has kept customers coming back.

We pride ourselves on having friendly, knowledgeable, and  helpful employees that will try to give you the best value on every visit to our store.

We are your HOMETOWN Store!!