The core of this former tavern, built only eleven years after Moorefield was founded, is one of the oldest buildings in town. Although a profusion of vernacular accumulations have accrued over the years, the original randomrubble sandstone walls of the three-bay, gableroofed tavern are easily identified. A narrow, one-story Victorian-era porch, embellished with a decorative railing and spindle cornice and covered with a delightful ogee-sectioned roofline, protects the entrance and adjoining bay. The earliest frame additions are to the rear. A modest bracketed cornice tries to bind the stone and frame sections together, but is not strong enough to secure a meaningful architectural truce.
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Old Stone Tavern
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