Monday, March 21, 2016

The Big Tap!: Brackets for America's Historical Bars-- Part 2 The Horse You Came In On Saloon

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
The Horse You Came In On Saloon--  which supposedly has the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe, built 1775.  (You've got to love this name.)

versus

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
1747 Pub--  270 years old.


ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
Gadsby's Tavern--  George Washington drank here, as did Jefferson, Madison and Monroe.

versus

COUNCIL GROVE, KANSAS
Hays House Restaurant and Tavern--  oldest continuously operating bar west of the Mississippi River.  On the Old Santa Fe Trail.


ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
Middletown Tavern--  established 1775.  Just a block from the USNA.

versus

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE
Jessop's Tavern--  the building is nearly 350 years old.

And, you can vote and read about these places at the National Trust for Historic Preservation site.

Drinking and Voting.  --RoadDog

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