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  • List of oldest companies in the United States


  • This list of the oldest companies in the United States includes brands and companies, excluding associations,

    educational , government or religious organizations. To be listed a brand or company name must remain, either whole or in part since inception, and should have been established before 1820. If the original name has since changed due to acquisitions or renaming, this must be verifiable.

    Year Company Locati

    1613 Shirley Plantation

    Charles Ci County, Vi

    1623 Avedis Zildjian Company

    Norwell, Massachu

    1632-33 Tuttle's Red Barn

    Dover, Ne Hampshir

    1639 Field View Farm Orange, Connectic

    1642 Barker's Farm North And Massachu

    1667 Seaside Inn Kennebun Maine

    1667 General Stanton Inn

    Charlesto Rhode Isl

    1669 Kenyon's Grist Mill

    West King Rhode Isl

    1673 White Horse Tavern

    Newport, Rhode Isl

    1680 Saunderskill Accord, N York

    1690 Towle Silversmiths

    Boston, Massachu

    1692

    A.W. Van Winkle & Company

    Rutherfor New Jers

    1702 J.E. Rhoads & Sons

    Marple, Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1705 The John Stevens Shop

    Newport, Rhode Isl

    1711 Orchards of Concklin

    Pomona, York

    1720s Smiling Hill Farm

    Westbroo Maine

    1725 Pottstown Roller Mill

    Pottstown Pennsylva

    1736 Lakeside Mills Spindale, Carolina

    1741 WD Cowls Amherst, Massachu

    1752

    The Philadelphia Contributionship

    Philadelp

    Pennsylva

    1752 Caswell-Massey

    Newport, Rhode Isl

    (found.)

    1760

    Lorillard Tobacco Company

    New York

    (found.)

    1764-65 Baker's

    Dorcheste Massachu

    (found.)

    1764 The Hartford Courant

    Hartford, Connectic

    1767

    McCrady's Tavern and Long Room

    Charlesto South Car

    1774 Ames Chicopee, Massachu

    1776 The Griswold Inn

    Essex, Connectic

    1778 Dowse Orchards

    Sherborn, Massachu

    1778 The Greenbrier

    White Sulf Springs, Virginia

    1778 Willow Grove Inn

    Orange, Virginia

    1779 Old Talbott Tavern

    Bardstow Kentucky

    1780 Laird & Company

    Colts Nec Township, Jersey

    1782 Levi Garrett New York

    (found.)

    1783 Rawle & Henderson LLP

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    1784 D. Landreth Seed Company

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1784 Bank of New York New York

    1785 Bixler's Allentown Pennsylva

    1785 Turpin Farms Cincinnati Ohio (fou

    1786 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Pittsburgh Pennsylva

    1790 King Arthur Flour

    Boston, Massachu

    (found.)

    1792

    Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

    New York

    1792

    Insurance Company of North America

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1792 New York Stock Exchange New York

    1792 Old Farmer's Almanac

    Dublin, Ne Hampshir

    1792 State Street Boston, Massachu

    1794 Baltimore Equitable

    Baltimore, Maryland

    1794 Rochester Cables

    Culpeper, Virginia

    1794 Warner Company

    Wilmingto Delaware

    1795 Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    1795 Dixon

    Jersey Cit New Jers

    (found.)

    1795 Jim Beam Clermont, Kentucky

    1796 Shreve, Crump & Low

    Boston, Massachu

    1797 Birkett Mills Penn Yan, York

    1797

    Gruber's Hagerstown Town & Country

    Hagersto Maryland

    1797 Wayside Inn Middleto Virginia

    1798 Alan McIlvain

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1798-1809 Pratt-Read Ivoryton, Connectic

    1798 W. Rose

    Blockley Township, Pennsylva

    1801 Crane & Co. Dalton, Massachu

    1801 Revere Copper Company

    Canton, Massachu

    (found.)

    1802 DuPont Wilmingto Delaware

    1806 Colgate New York

    1807 Wiley New York

    (found.)

    1810 Black, Starr & Frost New York

    1810 The Hartford Hartford, Connectic

    1811 Pfaltzgraff York Coun Pennsylva

    1811 Davenport Peters

    Boston, Massachu

    1812 City Bank of New york New York

    1813 ContiGroup Arlon (the

    Belgium .)

    1813 Seth Thomas

    Plymouth Hollow, Connectic

    1815 Louisville Stoneware

    Louisville, Kentucky

    1816 Hodgdon Yachts

    East Boot Maine

    1816 The York Water Company

    York, Pennsylva

    1816 Remington Ilion, New

    1816

    Stark Brothers Nurseries and Orchards

    Louisiana, Missouri

    1817 Atkins & Pearce Cincinnati Ohio (fou

    1817 Harper New York

    1818 Breck's

    Boston, Massachu

    (found.)

    1818 Brooks Brothers New York

    1818 Brown Bros. & Co.

    Philadelp Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1818 Marshall Elevator

    Pittsburgh Pennsylva

    (found.)

    1819 Jacob Bromwell Cincinnati Ohio (fou

    1819 Cravath, Swaine & Moore New York

    See also

    List of oldest companies

    List of oldest companies in Australia

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