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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cashtown Inn

The Cashtown Inn was built in 1797 and got it’s name from the owner’s requirement for cash to use his road. It was heavily occupied by Confederate forces during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. The Confederates’ retreat started at the Inn and consisted of a 17-mile wagon train . The Inn is now … Continue reading »

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Turkey Run Inn

Turkey Run State Park is located in west central Indiana near the town of Marshall.  The Inn opened in 1919 and looks much the same as it did back then.  The first photo is undated.  

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Barlow Trail Roadhouse

Located in Zig Zag, Oregon, the Barlow Trail Roadhouse was originally called The Gateway Inn since it was (and still is)  the gateway to the Mount Hood area from the west. Built in 1926 it was a favorite hangout for workers constructing the nearby Timberline Lodge at the base of Mount Hood. It was known … Continue reading »

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Lake McDonald Lodge

Lake McDonald Lodge in Glacier National Park was opened in 1914. It was then  known as Lewis Glacier Hotel and was renamed in 1957. The front is on the lakeside because all early visitors came by boat since the first roads weren’t completed until 1921. After Glacier National Park was established in 1910, the need … Continue reading »

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