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Re: Meridith Tavern, Marion Co 1860
Posted by: GA Duncil (ID *****0411) Date: March 05, 2003 at 00:58:30
In Reply to: Meridith Tavern, Marion Co 1860 by Lois Newell of 736

In the book "Now and Long Ago" by Glenn Lough, Meredith's Tavern is mentioned by Rev. I. A. Barnes as a Winfield District Industry on page 543.

"The old Meredith Tavern at Meadowdale was a popular overnight stoppng place for the 'overland schooners' which transported goods from Pittsburgh to Middletown (Fairmont) and Clarksburg. What its spacious cellar contained is a question for your own imagination!"

Meadowdale is located on Rt. 73 just northeast of Fairmont (Exit 139 of I-79).

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