There are a ton of abandoned homes, hotels and buildings around New York State. The more mysterious the structures are, the more we are drawn to them. If it's covered by overgrown by weeds and vines, count us in. If we are greeted by signs warning "Keep Out" and we have to explore, but what if the place appears abandoned but is actually open for business?

Snyder's Tavern in Ulster County looks as if it closed long ago yet this dive bar has actually been open in West Shokan for decades. Some report that Snyder's holds the oldest liquor license in the state.

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Snyder's Tavern, West Shokan, New York

Not everything is what it appears to be. Is Snyder's Tavern in West Shokan, New York open or closed, haunted or welcoming? Let's investigate.

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