Visit Knights Ferry General Store In Northern California That’s Been Open Since Before The Civil War

Let’s face it. We live in a world where most people do their shopping online, even for small things. However, there’s still a sort of charm in visiting those quaint physical stores, especially ones with a lot of history. The general store featured here definitely has quite the past. In fact, it’s considered the oldest operating store in the state since it first opened its doors before the Civil War. The fact that it’s still standing—not to mention in business—to this day is an amazing feat, and visiting it is a must for any Northern Californian.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you been to the oldest general store in the state? It’s amazing to think just how long this place has been in business! If you love checking out NorCal’s oldest spots, then be sure to read up on the 11 Must-Visit Historical Landmarks In Northern California.