Drink Up the History at the 15 Oldest Bars in America

Some people love history. Some folks enjoy drinking and sampling some of the world’s best beers while doing so. As it turns out, there are a lot of locations that cater to both interests. If you want to enjoy history while enjoying a drink, you have to head to the oldest bars in America. Unfortunately, if you need help the morning after visiting any of these bars, you’ll have to plan your visit to the cities that love coffee the most separately since they’re far away. The location at No. 4 predates the Revolutionary War by decades, and it’s not even close to being the oldest establishment in the United States, according to Brookston Beer Bulletin.

15. Brittingham’s — 1743

Brittingham's Bar in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

Brittingham’s Bar in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. | Brittingham’s via Facebook

Location: Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

We start our countdown at Brittingham’s in southeastern Pennsylvania. What was once called The Trooper and The Farmers and Drovers Hotel transformed into Brittingham’s in the 1970s, more than 200 years after it first opened the doors.

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