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Roboson's Tavern (closed)

Formerly/Also Known As Robinson's Tavern

Gilpin Road
Gilpin, MD 21530

Built by Elijah Roboson in the late 1700s. Now a private residence.

From Searight's The Old Pike (1894):

And next comes Flintstone, four miles west of Fletcher's [Tavern]. All old pike boys remember Flintstone. The name has a familiar ring. The stages stopped at Flintstone, and Thomas Robinson [Robosson] kept the leading tavern there, in the olden time. His house was a stage station, and a wagon stand as well. Robinson, the good old landlord, got into a difficulty, many years ago, with one Silas Twigg [Sela Twigg], and was killed outright by his assailant.

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