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?
Jesse Peirsol, a wagoner remembers one night at a tavern where there were 30 six-horse teams parked in the wagon yard, 100 mules in a pen, 1,000 hogs in an enclosure and as many cattle in the field. He said he would never forget “the music made by this large number of hogs, in eating corn.”