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Near Aurora in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Stone Tavern

 
 
Old Stone Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 6, 2006
1. Old Stone Tavern Marker
Inscription. Built by Henry Grimes circa 1825. It was opened as a tavern in 1841 and kept by George G. Houser, Hiram Hanshaw and William H. Grimes. This was the first tavern in Union District on the Northwestern Turnpike.
 
Erected 1987 by the West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 19.584′ N, 79° 31.916′ W. Marker is near Aurora, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is on George Washington Highway (U.S. 50) west of West Virginia Route 24, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora WV 26705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gantz Sand (approx. 1.3 miles away); Aurora (approx. 1.4 miles away); Preston County / Maryland (approx. 2.5 miles away); Highest Point on the Maryland State Roads System (approx. 6.6 miles away in Maryland); Hoye ~ Crest (approx. 6.6 miles away in Maryland). Click for a list of all markers in Aurora.
 
Also see . . .
Old Stone Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 6, 2006
2. Old Stone Tavern Marker
1. Northwestern Turnpike. US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration Site. (Submitted on August 9, 2006.) 

2. Northwestern Turnpike. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on August 9, 2006.) 

3. Brookside Inn, The Red Horse Tavern, The Old Stone House. National Register Nomination Form, 1973. (Submitted on September 27, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRoads & Vehicles
 
Marker & Old Stone Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2013
3. Marker & Old Stone Tavern
Old Stone Tavern image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 6, 2006
4. Old Stone Tavern
Red Horse Tavern Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2013
5. Red Horse Tavern Sign
Old Stone Tavern North Elevation (back) image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2013
6. Old Stone Tavern North Elevation (back)
Old Stone Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2013
7. Old Stone Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,301 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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