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William Morris Tavern (site)

Formerly/Also Known As Norris Tavern

National Pike
Hopwood, PA 15445

From Searight's The Old Pike (1894):

On the hill above Monroe stands an old two-story brick house, fast sinking into decay, which was once a well known and popular tavern stand. It was owned and kept by William Morris. He put up an imposing sign, inscribed on the west side with the words, 'Welcome from the West,' and on the east side the words, 'Welcome from the East.' This was no false lure, and travelers from the east and west crowded into the old house to enjoy its good cheer. Alonzo L. Little, for many years editor and proprietor of the Genius of Liberty, was a son-in-law of William Morris, and he had a son (Luther) who settled in Iowa and was elected State Treasurer there.

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