The Oldest Bar In Virginia Has A Fascinating History

Here in Virginia, we have our fair share of historic landmarks. Today, we’ll focus on one that’s a bit off the beaten path but certainly worth a visit. The town of Abingdon, situated in southwestern Virginia, is home to the oldest bar in the state. A visit to The Tavern offers a fascinating history lesson in addition to fantastic food and drinks. Here’s a look at what’s in store:

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The Tavern is located at 222 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210. For a peek at the menu, click here. Have you dined here before? What was your experience like? Be sure to share with us! You may also enjoy reading about This Incredible Restaurant In Virginia That Used To Be A Church.