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Altoona, Pennsylvania: America's Oldest Gas Station

Open since 1909. Still in operation with full service. Doesn't look as old as it says it is.

Reighard's Gas Station

3205 6th Ave., Altoona, PA
Reighard's Gas Station. South side of the city. On the northbound side of Hwy 764 just south of 31st St.
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America's Oldest Gas Station.

America's Oldest Gas Station

We visited there today! Although there isn't anything out of the ordinary, they do wash both your front and back window while they fill your vehicle, and are surprised when they get a tip! Cool place to visit!

[Julie, 07/25/2019]

America's Oldest Gas Station.

America's Oldest Gas Station

America's oldest gas station, since 1909. Still in operation with full service.

[Gary, 10/28/2012]

Reighard's used to have a cool neon sign that proclaimed it "America's Oldest Gas Station," but that appears to have been replaced by a simple billboard proclaiming the same thing. There's also an "America's Oldest Gas Station" display sign on the outside wall of the station building. But it doesn't look like an old gas station, and its claim is disputed by a better-documented 1913 gas station in Pittsburgh.

August 2014: Photo added.

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