The Oldest Bars In America 

Located in Newport, Rhode Island, it's considered the oldest continuously operating bar in the U.S., with a colonial-era history.

White Horse Tavern (1673)

Situated in Boston, Massachusetts, it's one of the city's oldest bars and has hosted famous historical figures.

Bell in Hand Tavern (1795)

 Found in New York City, it played a role in the Revolutionary War and remains a historic landmark.

Fraunces Tavern (1762)

 Situated in Baltimore, Maryland, it's Baltimore's oldest bar, with a rumored connection to Edgar Allan Poe.

The Horse You Came in On Saloon (1775) 

Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, this enigmatic bar claims a long history and is known for its structure.

Jean Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar (c. 1722) 

 In Boston, Massachusetts, it was a significant gathering spot during the Revolutionary War.

The Green Dragon Tavern (1654) 

Situated in New York City, it's known for its unchanging decor and continuous operation.

McSorley's Old Ale House (1854) 

Found in New Orleans, Louisiana, it has hosted famous patrons and remains iconic in the French Quarter.

The Old Absinthe House (1806)