Abel Colley Tavern

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Abel Colley Tavern
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Abel Colley Tavern is located in Pennsylvania
Abel Colley Tavern
Abel Colley Tavern is located in the US
Abel Colley Tavern
Location U.S. Route 40, approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of Searights Crossroads, Menallen Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′34″N 79°49′1″W / 39.95944°N 79.81694°W / 39.95944; -79.81694Coordinates: 39°57′34″N 79°49′1″W / 39.95944°N 79.81694°W / 39.95944; -79.81694
Area 0 acres (0 ha)
Built c. 1835
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS National Road in Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 95001352[1]
Added to NRHP November 27, 1995

Abel Colley Tavern is a historic home that also served as an inn and tavern located at Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1835, and is a 2 12-story, 5-bay, brick dwelling with a 2 12-story rear kitchen ell. It sits on a sandstone foundation and is in the Greek Revival style. It was built as a stop for 19th-century travelers on the National Road.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Adam Baacke (May 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Abel Colley Tavern" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-23.