The tavern in July, 2014, from Rt. 40.
|Location||U.S. Route 40 (Main Street) in Hopwood, Wharton Township, Pennsylvania|
|Area||less than one acre|
|MPS||National Road in Pennsylvania MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||95001351|
|Added to NRHP||November 27, 1995|
Downer Tavern, also known as the Jonathan Downer House, is a historic home that also served as an inn and tavern located at Wharton Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh suburb. It was built about 1826, and is a 2 1/2-story, 5-bay, brick building with a center hall floor plan with Federal style detailing. It has a two-story, kitchen ell. Also on the property is a 1 1/2-story stone spring house (now a residence) and a late-19th century frame wash house. It served as a stop for 19th-century travelers on the National Road.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Jerry A. Clouse (July 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downer Tavern" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-23.
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