Sylvester Bishop*, proprietor of the Spotswood Arms tavern in the Germanna area gives an introduction to 18th century taverns, their purpose and what you might find in them. This is the first of a series on taverns that will run once a month into April.
*Actually historian and living history re-enactor Dennis Loba, who is well-known among the Germanna family portraying Lt. Gov. Alexander Spotswood and Rev. John Thompson of Salubria.
Frances G Rowell says
I really enjoyed this 5 minutes session on taverns an look forward to the others. One of my Germanna ancestors had a tavern in Madison, VA.