1950's

William and Garland Motel

William and Garland Motel is an original vintage motel in Salter Path, North Carolina. This small, family motel is located in the middle of Bogue Banks between Emerald Isle and Atlantic Beach on Highway 58 between mile markers 10 1/2 and 11. There is a nature trail leading from the motel to the beach. All rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, and cable TV. Pet friendly - quiet pets are allowed for a nominal fee. read more...

Location

1185 Salter Path Road
Salter Path, NC 28575
United States
Phone: (252) 247-3733
34° 41' 11.9508" N, 76° 53' 46.7628" W

Big Oak Drive-In & BBQ

We're not sure how long Big Oak Drive-In & BBQ in Salter Path, NC has been in business. You simply walk up and place your order at the window (this is not a drive-in in which they come to your car). They offer shrimpburgers and a variety of seafood sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue and more.

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Location

1167 Salter Path Rd
Salter Path, NC 28575
United States
Phone: (252) 247-2588

Ruth's Drive In

Ruth's Drive In in Hartsville, South Carolina has been in busines since 1945. We're not sure if it's a drive-in where they will bring your order to your car or if dining is inside only. Ruth's Drive In pimento cheese burger made it into Southern Living magazine.

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Location

659 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550-4409
United States
Phone: (843) 332-6771

Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge

Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge in Shelby, North Carolina has been in business since 1946, and it has been at this location since 1953This is an original pit cooked barbecue restaurant. The pork is slow cooked over hickory overnight. Click on the link to their website for more information, current hours and for their full menu. 

As of March 2012, their hours are: Wed. through Sunday 11am - 8pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday.  read more...

Location

2000 East Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC 28152
United States
Phone: (704) 482-8567

Crown Theatre

We're not sure how long Crown Theatre in Crown Point, Indiana has been in business, but it's definitely an older theater. This theatre shows movies. 

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Location

19 N Court St
Crown Point, IN 46307
United States
Phone: (219) 663-1616

Papa's Deli

We're not sure how long Papa's Deli in Joliet, Illinois has been in business. They offer Greek food, pizza, sandwiches and more.

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Location

119 W Joliet St
Crown Point, IN 46307
United States
Phone: (219) 663-9745

Old Mill Pizzeria

We're not sure how long Old Mill Pizzeria has been in business, but it has been in business for years. We're also not sure yet how old the building is, nor are we sure if it's official name is Old Mill Pizza or Old Mill Pizzeria. We DO know they serve pizza. :-)

 

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Location

35 W. 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
United States
Phone: (219) 769-4511
Fax: (219) 736-8263

Jack of Hearts Pub & Restaurant

Jack of Hearts Pub & Restaurant in Weaverville, North Carolina is located in a renovated old fire house, built in 1917. According to their site, they serve "locally-sourced classic American cuisine while also providing home-cooked classics as well as a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options." Please click on their site for more info read more...

Location

10 S Main St
Weaverville, NC 28787
United States
Phone: (828) 645-2700

McVey's Restaurant & Bar

We're sorry we don't have any information yet on McVey's Restaurant and Bar in Lowell, Indiana. 

 

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Location

312 E. Commercial Avenue
Lowell, IN 46356
United States
Phone: (219) 696-7784

Jo Jo's Restaurant

We're not sure how long Jo's Jo's Restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA has been open. It's a diner located in an old gas station, best known for breakfast and late night meals. 

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Location

100 24th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States
Phone: (412) 261-0280
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