Did you know that there are some businesses in the United States still operating that were founded before the signing of the Declaration of Independence? Many of them were founded in the 1600s, more than one hundred years before the Declaration was adopted.
Law group Wyoming LLC Attorney looked at businesses around the country to determine the oldest business in every U.S. state.
The oldest business in operation in the United States is Shirley Plantation. Located in Virginia, the plantation has been in operation since 1613. Descendants of the original owner still live on the plantation today.
The state with the most recently established business is BC Clark Jewelers in Oklahoma City, OK. It was founded in 1892. Their iconic holiday commercial jingle is considered to be the longest-running jingle in U.S. history.
Make it a point to frequent one of these historic establishments on your next road trip around America!