The Buchtelite

Swensons original location on South Hawkins opened in 1934

Swensons Celebrates 85th Anniversary, Offers Special Customer Promotion

As a restaurant that began in the back of a station wagon, Swensons is celebrating several years of service through a week-long customer promotion.
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief August 5, 2019

Swensons’ story began when Wesley T. “Pop” Swenson started selling fresh-ground hamburgers from the back of his station wagon in 1934. Now, the drive-in restaurant chain is celebrating 85 years...

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