Two of the Oldest Bars in the Country are in Lafayette Hill

The recently published a list of the 15 oldest bars in the United States. Two places in Lafayette Hill made the list.

Coming in at No. 15 was Brittingham’s, which opened in 1743. Next door to Brittingham’s is The General (which for most of its history has been known as The General Lafayette Inn), which opened in 1732 and ranks No. 12. The General is pictured above.

A few miles away at the corner of Butler and Skippack Pikes is The Broad Axe Tavern in Ambler, which dates back to 1681. It was already about 100 years old when General George Washington marched by six times during the Revolutionary War.

See the whole list here.