The Most Historic Gas Station In North Carolina Belongs On Your Bucket List

Though gas stations are often thought of as merely an inconvenient stop along a road trip, they can also be part of the fun, and sometimes, even a destination. Take, for example, this incredibly quirky and historic Shell Station in North Carolina. This might just be the only gas station you’ll ever want to add to your ever-growing North Carolina bucket list. Let’s take a look, shall we?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The old shell-shaped service station is located at 1111 E Sprague St., Winston-Salem, NC 27107. Have you ever experienced this unique slice of history hiding in plain sight? What about this historic and puzzling graveyard?