Tours of the Mount Washington Tavern are available in the spring summer and fall when staffing permits. The Mount Washington Tavern operated as a stage stop from 1828 to 1855. It now serves as a museum focusing on life along the National Road.
Did You Know?
The National Road was the first highway built entirely with federal funds. Authorized by Congress in 1806, construction began in Cumberland, Maryland in 1811. The road reached Vandalia, Illinois in 1838. Learn more at the Fort Necessity/National Road Interpretive Center. More...