Penn State Apparel & Merchandise - About Us | The Family Clothesline

About Us – Penn State Apparel in State College

Our Business
The Family Clothesline has been owned and operated by a Penn State alum and his Penn State alumni family since 1985. We are an officially collegiate licensed company that provides our customers with a wide selection of top quality products at an affordable price. Located at 352 East College Avenue in the heart of Happy Valley, The Family Clothesline started in the basement of where the store is currently located. Our store has greatly expanded overtime to what it is today due to the demand of our loyal customers and our ability to keep the costs low with our in-house printing. We are dedicated to giving our customers the real Penn State shopping experience in our 10,000+ square foot retail store filled with officially licensed Penn State apparel and merchandise.

Our Internet business, located above our retail store, was established in the early 1990's and was the first website to sell retail Penn State clothing in Pennsylvania. was established to provide our die hard customers with the opportunity to purchase from our wide selection of Penn State merchandise from anywhere in the World! We strive to satisfy every customer's shopping experience and ship out all orders within a 24 hour period during weekdays.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to providing our customers with the widest selection of only the best Penn State apparel and merchandise available at an affordable price. View our store hours below before stopping by or shop our range of Penn State clothing for men and women online today!


The Family Clothesline Holiday Schedule:

  • New Years Day: CLOSED
  • Easter: Open-Limited Hours
  • Memorial Day: Open
  • Independence Day: Open
  • Labor Day: Open
  • Thanksgiving: CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve: Open-Limited Hours
  • Christmas: CLOSED
  • New Years Eve: Open-Limited Hours Holiday Schedule:
  • New Years Day: CLOSED
  • Easter: CLOSED
  • Memorial Day: CLOSED
  • Independence Day: CLOSED
  • Labor Day: CLOSED
  • Thanksgiving: CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve: CLOSED
  • Christmas: CLOSED
  • New Years Eve: CLOSED


Officially Licensed Penn State Clothing, Apparel and Merchandise

Need help? Call us 888-237-1946

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