Cross and Bluebird Tea & Gift Shops

Original Log Structure ~ circa 1740 ~

               Taking Time for "Tea"

Everyone is looking for
a "quiet moment"
in their everyday busy lives.
It is our hope that as you visit our farm,
you will take time for yourself.
Just sit and have a relaxing "Cup of Tea"
and taste some of our scrumptious offerings
while you enjoy our historic setting
and our garden greenhouse.
When the warmer days of spring are back with us again, 
feel free to enjoy our gardens
           and our outdoor shop.
(Our outdoor shop is closed until April 2015)



Not Just "Tea"... 
If you are looking for unique Tea Pots, Tea Sets,
      or lovely Tea Cups and Saucers as well as a nice supply
          of Flavored Teas and Tea Accessories..
 Then you will enjoy browsing at
 the Cross and Bluebird Tea & Gift Shops
 located in Historic Hunterstown, PA.
We also have a nice variety of seasonal gift items!
We like to think of our collection 
as a "one of a kind" experience.
Our hope is that you will find something
"unique" to take home with you for 
yourself or a special gift for a good friend or loved one.
Our goal is to be a destination stop for visitors and a resource for locals seeking gifts, new experiences, and a knowledge of "Tea".


"Sometimes a meal is just meal. Other times, a single bite can change everything!"


To read more about the The Historic Tate Farm ...

Join us for Tea in the parlor ...
... an 1820 brick addition to the house.

  Located at
  The Historic Tate Farm

  Enjoy a delightful Afternoon Tea Luncheon in a unique "home-like" atmosphere where all the sweets and savories are homemade and the tea properly brewed.

  We will happily reserve the Tea Room for a private party of 10 or more guests for your special occasion.

(Please call  for times and dates.)

Seating for smaller parties always welcome and expected!


"Where History and Good Taste Meet!"

       Advance Reservations Required for our "Teas" 


Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Lorna Reeves, Editor "Tea Time"Magazine
Visiting the Tea Room 10/05/2012

Click here to read our story ...

2014 July / August Edition!

"Thanks so much for the wonderful tea and fun learning to know the ladies who gathered around the table today.
Also for the delicious Tea, scones, salad, soup and dessert.
Seeing the articles which were excavated was also a treat
and meeting the Editor of the 'Tea Time' magazine was also special.
It was a wonderful day."     
 Blessings,      Linda  
(local historian)

Celebrating a "90th" birthday!

"Favorite people, favorite places, favorite memories of the past ...

these are the joys of a lifetime, these are the things that last."

Larry & Constance Clowers, U S Grant & Julia Dent

"Simply, the best Tea Room in Gettysburg!"


Every Day is a Special Occasion at Our Tea Room....

But Birthdays are Another Matter!!!

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"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time."

- Jeam Paul Richter

from The Rosemary House ... Thank you so much for such a nice write up!

Tea Map Reviews ....


"I had the privilege of visiting the Cross and Bluebird Tea Room today with my friends.
I have never enjoyed any tea room this much. The atmosphere, the service, the food, the overall experience was well worth the drive from Maryland. I would highly recommend this tea room to everyone!
With each course, there will be a smile and a memory!!!"

"We had a delightful visit to the Cross and Bluebird tea room for my Mom's 72nd birthday. The food was delicious and decadent, the service cheery, and the tea divine. Laurie and Roger even celebrated with us by singing 'happy birthday' complete with a candle on the scrumptious cheesecake! We will definitely return again." 

"My friends and I love to spend an afternoon together enjoying tea at Cross and Bluebird. Laurie and Roger are wonderful hosts and Laurie prepares tea like none other. The atmosphere is calming and when you combine all theses things together it makes for an enjoyable tea experience. Cross and Bluebird is a tea room you don't want to miss out on."





     For your convenience ...
Cross and Bluebird sells the Harney & Sons Teas that we serve, as well as some lovely gift items and Tea accessories.

 You may also call for a "Cross and Bluebird" Gift Certificate .... 

Or purchase one here by paying securely online!

 Gift Certificates may be used for our Tea Luncheons or in our gift shops!



Purchase a Gift Certificate!

Purchase a Gift Certificate for "Tea for Two"

A Collection of English, German, Japanese...
and Handpainted Tea Pots & Sets

A Tea Cup for Any Collector!



"Whoever is happy will make others happy too." 


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Cross and Bluebird Tea & Gift Shops ....
at the Historic Tate Farm

Directions from RT. 15
Take the Hunterstown Exit.
(RT 394 E)
It is about one mile to Hunterstown.
1975 Shrivers Corner Road
Gettysburg, PA  17325
The Historic Tate Farm is
the YELLOW farm on the right
side of the road.
Plenty of parking is available.
Proverbs 3: 5 & 6


       * Please Note:
   We are located in historic Hunterstown,
              4 miles NE of Gettysburg.

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