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Located on a corner but was hard to get to currently with all the construction on Main St. Pretty... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Very interesting

While in Lamar for other reasons we stop to see this building. Very interesting. The oldest... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Covington, Georgia
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  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Sep 2018
4 Nov 2018
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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501 N Main St, Lamar, CO 81052-2231
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Back in the day this must have been a really neat place to stop for a pop and a fill up. If you appreciate places or advertisements that were created to draw attention of drivers this is a must stop. Who is going to argue...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Located on a corner but was hard to get to currently with all the construction on Main St. Pretty cool. Must have been great back in the day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is good for ea quick drive bye stop only. The building is blocked by vehicles for sale so you cannot get a good overall photo.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

While in Lamar for other reasons we stop to see this building. Very interesting. The oldest building in the world.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank backhoe409
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

All the reviews were accurate. A good opportunity to take a close up view of this type of wood. Take your time. This place will be around for awhile.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You have to stop and take a picture with the oldest building in the world! It should be on your bucket list!!! Who would have know in Lamar Colorado finding a wonderful treasure such as this. MUST visit, don't pass it up! Pick up the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is not a gas station, but has been part of a tire shop for years. Very unique building, as the petrified wood came from 35 miles south southeast of Lamar. We used to farm just north of the fileld it came from. Really neat...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Philip Q
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a rare attraction in Lamar CO. Sitting on Main street in Lamar, a local site for visitors. Very cool.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Dan Z
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Fun to see something that is listed in a Ripley's book that everyone knows about! Super easy to find as it is along the highway that goes through the city of Lamar. Something you don't see everyday.

Date of experience: January 2017
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