History of White’s Travel Center
Opened 1970 as a 76 Truck Stop by Dave and Peggy White, for years White’s was one of the premier travel centers on the East coast. Peggy ran the restaurant while Dave ran the truck stop operations, receiving awards for many years. Dave White was know for his collection of antique guns and knives. White’s also a sponsored Dave’s racing motorcycles.
In 1999, Orchard Creek Plaza was built and branded Exxon. Orchard Creek is a combination gift and convenience store and it also includes a Burger King franchise.
In 2000, White’s Truck Stop was purchased by Bobby Berkstresser and family. It was renamed White’s Travel Center. The facility has been through extensive remodels, has expanded truck parking with 200 additional spaces and purchased 190 acres for future expansion.
In 2001, White’s became an AMBEST Truck Stop when the 76 Truck Stops were sold.
Mrs. White passed away in November of 2001 and Mr. White passed in August of 2003, but not before expressing their satisfaction in the direction the truck stop was heading.
In July of 2011, White's became White's Petro Shopping Center 396.
For over 40 years, White’s has been known as a place were travelers could always get great meals and service. Many new projects are in the works, ensuring White's remains one of America's BEST truck stops!