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Valuable Real Estate at Public
Sale; Black Bear Inn and Tavern Stand

11.07.1848 American Republican
Sale - Will be sold at Public Sale on
Thursday, the 7th of December next, at one
P.M., on the premises, a valuable
??? and TAVERN STAND, (known as
The Black Bear Inn) situate in Tredyffrin township,
Chester county, on the Lancaster turnpike
eighteen miles from Philadelphia, at the crossing
of road leading from Great Valley to Old Chester,
and the State road from Norristown to West
Chester. [A communication between Philadelphia
and this place can be had four or five times
a day by the Columbia Railroad, which passes
within a few rods of the house.] There are about
55 acres, 4 of which are Woodland; the
arable land is in a high state of cultivation, and
has all been well limed within the last few years,
well watered and fenced, and divided into convenient
fields. There are a number of fruit trees
on the premises. The improvements consist of a
TAVERN HOUSE, large and commodious,
well and substantially built, and well
adapted for a public business; two pumps of water,
on ein front and one at the kitchen door;
stone smoke house, and stone spring house over
good springs of water, stone barn, livery stable
and sheds enclosed sufficient to hold fifty horses.
The buildings are all in good repair. This is
on one the best stands for public business on the
road. A healthy location and convenient schools,
mills, and places of public worship. A further
description is deemed unnecessary as persons
wishing to purchase will be shewn the property
by Joseph Morgan residing thereon, or the subscriber

See the Hort - Wright Patents for the deed history. This is the Black Bear Inn and tract.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 5/28/2022.

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