Roberts Inn

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Roberts Inn
Roberts Inn Cooksville MD Jan 11.JPG
Roberts Inn, January 2011
Roberts Inn is located in Maryland
Roberts Inn
Roberts Inn is located in the US
Roberts Inn
Location 14610 Frederick Rd., Cooksville, Maryland
Coordinates 39°19′15.9″N 77°01′12.7″W / 39.321083°N 77.020194°W / 39.321083; -77.020194Coordinates: 39°19′15.9″N 77°01′12.7″W / 39.321083°N 77.020194°W / 39.321083; -77.020194
Area 18.6 acres (7.5 ha)
NRHP Reference # 06000661[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 2006

Roberts Inn, is a historic home and farm located at Cooksville, Howard County, Maryland. The complex consists of a 2 12-story stuccoed stone house with a reconstructed log wing built about 1808, and several 19th- to early-20th-century agricultural outbuildings, including a frame bank barn, a frame ground barn, a tile dairy, and a frame silo. The construction of the house coincided with the extension of the National Pike through the Cooksville area. Documentary and architectural evidence supports its use as a turnpike tavern from an early date. Tradition holds that Marquis de Lafayette breakfasted at Roberts Inn during his 1824 tour of America.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1] It is located off of Route 144 next to the Dunkin Donuts off the intersection of Route 144 and Route 97.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Kenneth M. Short (October 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Roberts Inn" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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