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Roadside Taverns Southeast


Bop City Bar
Photo courtesy Steve/Back on Tack

Check out Florida's roadside taverns and signage here at Roadside Peek's Roadside Taverns Florida.



Town and Country Lounge
Photo courtesy Stewart Isbell

This old sign sits outside the Town and Country Lounge in Arkansas. Make sure you're around for the disco nights.



Top Hat
Jacksonville, NC
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Check out this sign for the Top Hat in Jacksonville, NC. The sign features a huge top hat, accurately illustrating the business of the same name.



Boot's Bar
Lexington, KY
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Here's an eye-opening sign at the Boot's Bar in Lexington, KY. This colors, lettering, and neon tubing make this marquee a roadside delight and a real find. 10-05



Patrick's Beer Garden
Louisville, KY
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Patrick's Beer Garden features a marquee that also has the luck of the Irish. 10-05



Gerstle's Place
Louisville, KY
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Also located in Louisville is Gerstle's Place. This watering hole is a Louisville institution featuring a bar, pool table, and live music. Best of all, the marquee outside of Gerstle's appears to feature working neon lettering. 10-05



Air Devils Inn
Louisville, KY
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Hopefully you'll have a devil of a good time at the Air Devils Inn in Louisville, KY. Opened for business since 1934, the Air Devils is a bar serving up drinks and original music bands. Word is that the Air Devils was also once a school back in the day. 10-05



Crockett Tavern
Morristown, TN
Photo and info courtesy Doug Harvey

If you are ever traveling along on U.S. 11E near Morristown, TN, be sure to check out Crockett Tavern while you are there. This is the boyhood home of Davy Crockett, built by his father John in 1790. This home served as a place for travelers to spend an evening and as a tavern for the locals. Now a museum, Crockett is open from May to October. 04-06



Oglethorpe Lounge
825 Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany, GA
Photo and info courtesy Lisa Pike

This sign for Carling Black Label Beer is located in Albany, GA hanging above the Oglethorpe Lounge on Oglethorpe Boulevard. The bar (lounge) is the oldest in town dating back to the 1950's. Current owner is Jimmy Pike, who purchased the bar in 1996. A beer distributor once told a previous owner that only 2 Black Label signs still existed in the US, but this has not been verified. 08-06







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