San Bernardino, California, United States
Then, is the original McDonald's still there?
The Downey restaurant, then, is the fourth oldest McDonald's but remains the oldest still standing today. At the original walk-up hamburger stand in San Bernardino, only the original sign remains. McDonald's adopted the golden arches; the Downey franchise did not have to.
Secondly, is the first ever McDonald's still open?
The company usually refers to this as The Original McDonald's, although it is not the first McDonald's restaurant but the ninth; the first was opened by Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernardino, California in 1940, while the oldest McDonald's still in operation is the third one built, in Downey, California, which
Did the McDonald brothers die rich?
When Kroc died in 1984 at the age of 82 his personal fortune was estimated at $500 million. When Richard McDonald died in 1998 having outlived his brother he left a will of just $1.8 million - and spent his final days in a humble three-bedroom suburban home.
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