Also known as: New Lodge Inn3 miles south of I-80 exit 15 on US 19, Mercer, PA
Located across Route 19 from tavern.
Photo taken by Brian Manville on September 30, 2017
+41.14949, -80.2225041°08'58" N, 80°13'21" W
Johnston's Tavern, also known as the New Lodge Inn, is an historic inn and tavern located at Springfield Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1831, and is a two-story, five bay wide field stone building with Greek Revival style design details. It was one of the main stagecoach stops on the Pittsburgh-Erie Turnpike. The tavern was a stop on the Underground Railroad.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Building is now used as for an antique business.
National Register information
- Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 24, 1972
- Reference number
- Architectural style
- Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
- Areas of significance
- Transportation; Architecture
- Level of significance
- Evaluation criteria
- A - Event; C - Design/Construction
- Property type
- Historic function
- Current function
- Period of significance
- Significant year
- September 30, 2017: New photos from Brian Manville
- May 24, 2017: Updated by Brian Manville: Added description from external source.