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The Oldest General Store Near San Francisco Has A Fascinating History

If you venture 109 miles east of San Francisco, you’ll end up in Knights Ferry, California. In Knights Ferry, you’ll discover the oldest operating general store in the state. The Knights Ferry General Store has been around since 1852. It is locally owned and sells organic produce, sandwiches, grocery items, and cupcakes provided by Knights Ferry Baking Company. The general store also includes a bar, restaurant, and performance venue.

The address for the recently reopened Knights Ferry General Store, Saloon & Grill: 17701 Sonora Rd, Knights Ferry, CA 95361. We highly recommend checking out this cool, historical spot!

Tell us what you think. Also, if you’re interested in history then check out The Oldest Hotel In San Francisco Is Also The Most Haunted.

Julian Garr
San Francisco-based freelance writer doing ESL. I love traveling, exploring, and coffee.