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Valuable Real Estate, 55 acres Black Bear Inn

10.16.1849 American Republican
AT PUBLIC SALE.- Will be sold at public
sale, on Thursday, the 29th of November,
at 1 o'clock p.m., on the premises, a valuable
Farm and Tavern Stand, known as the Black Bear Inn,
situate in Tredyffrin township, Chester
county, on the Lancaster turnpike, 18 miles
from Philadelphia, at the crossing of the road
leading from Great Valley to Old Chester, and
the State road leading from Norristown to West
Chester. A communication between Philadelphia
and this place can be had foru 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, one in
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
sufficient to hold fifty horses. The buildings are
all in good repair. This is one of the best stands
for public business on the road. A healthy location
and convenient to schools, mills, and places
of public worship. A further description is
deemed unnecessary, as persons wishing to purchase
will be shown the property by Elisha
Worrall living thereon, or the subscriber adjoining.
Oct. 16 - ts

See the Hort-Wright Patents for the deed history.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 5/30/2022.

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