Stories tagged "Tavern": 15
John Waybright House
In 1806 William Woods built this house on Congress Street in New Market. Four years later Wise Tavern was opened in part of the house. How long it was operated is unknown.
In 1823 James N. Swann was issued a license to operate a tavern in what is now Edinburg Virginia. Later, this license was transferred to Isaac Rutter who retained the name Swanns Tavern. The exact location of this tavern is unknown.
This tavern opened in Woodstock sometime during the early 19th century. It served many travelers along the Valley Turnpike. Locals observed this was one of the rougher taverns in town and "many a brawl" occurred here. It was open through the…
In 1795 Jacob Shyrock was issued a license for a tavern in what is today Edinburg Virginia. It operated near Stoney Creek. This tavern was one of the community's original businesses and for a time the area was known as Shyrock.
S.M.B. Stewart Tavern
On October 5, 1837 an advertisement in the Woodstock Sentinal newspaper announced S.M.B. Stewart of Mt. Jackson was selling his tavern on Main Street in that community. The sale bill reported it was a "large and commodious" public house that served…
Lawrence Pitman Tavern Stand
On March 29, 1849, an advertisement appeared in Woodstock's Tenth Legion newspaper announcing the sale of Lawerence Pitman's "well known" tavern stand near Red Banks. Nothing else is known about this business.
Spangler Mill/Old Mill Tavern
This mill was built sometime around 1797 by the Spangler family, who were some of the first Europeans to immigrate to the Strasburg area. It was designed with a wooden end because that material could absorb the vibrations associated with the mill…
Neeb's Tavern was located inside Neeb's Exchange Hotel across from the Courthouse in Woodstock Virginia. It opened during the antebellum period. The exchange was still in operation during the Civil War when it was included on drawing produced by…
In 1787, John Effinger was granted a license to operate a tavern in the Town of Woodstock. The exact location and date in which the tavern operated is unknown.