Bowling Green, Kentucky: 1921 Standard Oil Gas Station

According to its historical marker, "Residential Filling Station No. 1" was built in the later half of 1921, pumped gas until 1956, and was restored as a public relic by the city in 2008. No more gas, but it looks nice.
Address:
638 College St., Bowling Green, KY
Directions:
Downtown, on the southeast corner of KY-234/E. 7th Ave. and College St.
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Standard Oil Company filling station.

1921 Standard Oil Gas Station

A restored gas station from 1921 is now a restroom for Circus Square Park.

[Stephen Francia, 06/10/2020]

According to its historical marker, "Residential Filling Station No. 1" was built in the second half of 1921 and pumped gas until 1956. It was restored in 2008, complete with two 10-gallon glass fuel pumps and a tire air pump, although they no longer work.


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