Delaware County Tavern licenses for the year 1755

Public house Licenses for 1830;

On the Lancaster turnpike were the following Public Houses

On the Strasburg road there were

In 1880 the number of licenses granted to hotels was 58 and eating-houses 23

Other area public houses

Tavern petitions

December 5, 1771
The Pennsylvania Gazette

TO BE SOLD, On Thursday, the 26th of December instant, A VALUABLE messuage,
plantation and tract of land, situate in Radnor Township, Chester County,
adjoining the Lancaster road, containing near 100 acres of good land, about
16 miles from Philadelphia, about 70 acres cleared, and the remainder
exceedingly well timbered, about 14 acres of very good watered meadow, and
an excellent orchard, that bears plentifully every year, the dwelling house
is a large well furnished stone building and a well accustomed tavern, known
by the name of Spread Eagle, and is well accommodated with a barn, stables,
sheds, gardens, &c, a pump of good water near the door, with troughs to
water creatures.  Any person inclining to purchase, may come and view the
premises before the day of sale, at which time the conditions of sale will
be made known by Adam Ramsower.





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