The Oldest Bar In Indiana Has A Fascinating History
We often associate drinking with memory loss, but one historic location in the Hoosier State will help you remember the past. If you’re looking for a shot of nostalgia, Knickerbocker’s Saloon is the institution for you in Indiana. Come on down, hear tantalizing tales of your home state, and raise a glass to the olden days.
Knickerbocker’s Saloon is located at 113 N 5th Street Layfette, IN, 47901.
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Knickerbocker’s saloon is a great place to kick back with friends and family while taking a trip back in time. There are other bars that claim to be the oldest in Indiana, and we won’t weigh in on who’s right. We just know that this is a slice of the past to remember.
What’s your favorite antique dive in Indiana? Where do you go when you want a drink decades in the making? We love hearing your tips and seeing your photos. Get in touch!
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 [email protected]
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