The Oldest Bar In Illinois Has A Fascinating History
By Benjamin Clancy|Published November 08, 2020
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you the type of person who likes a taste of the past in your pint? In Illinois, there’s no better place to go for a historic sip than the Long Grove Village Tavern. Located just outside of Chicago and operating continuously since 1847, this is the oldest bar in Illinois and it has a fascinating history waiting to be explored.
The Long Grove Village Tavern is located at 135 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047.