Historic American Bars

"Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam"

"Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam" by John Greenwood

Trying to decide where to go for July 4th? Celebrate Independence Day at these classic drink spots. Toast to revolutionaries at Historic American Taverns around the US.

  • Ales
  • Fraunces Tavern Museum
  • Green Dragon Tavern
  • White Horse Tavern

There's no denying that alcohol has been an integral part of American culture. During Colonial times, alcohol was used to treat illnesses, increase strength and celebrate achievements -- like gaining national independence! In fact, the very first July 4th celebration took place in a tavern. Visit one of these historic American bars this Independence Day!

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