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Monroe House (closed)

Formerly/Also Known As McMasters's Tavern, Clement's Tavern, Acklin's Tavern, Shafer's Tavern, Skiles's Tavern, Worthington's Tavern, Fry's Tavern, Springer's Tavern

1202 National Pike
Hopwood, PA 15445

From Searight's The Old Pike (1894):

Next is the 'Monroe House' one of the oldest in the place. It was built by Andrew McMasters, and subsequently and successively kept by E.W. Clement, Thomas Acklin, James Shafer, A. Skiles, John Worthington, M. Fry, and Calvin Springer. This was a popular house in the golden era of the road, and did an extensive business. Monroe was a thriving village when the pike flourished, and the center of fun and frolic. It began to decline when the trade left the road, but is now reviving and wearing an air of prosperity by reason of the coal developments in the vicinity.

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