Abel Colley Tavern

US 40, approximately 0.5 mi. W of Searights Crossroads, Menallen Township, Searights Crossroads, Pennsylvania

Once a tavern along the National Road

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Photo taken by Jim Allen, Aug 2012

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Description 

Now a museum.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 1995
Reference number
95001352
NR name
Colley, Abel, Tavern
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874
Significant year
ca. 1835
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2015: Updated by Jim Allen: added description
  • September 4, 2012: Updated by Jim Allen: Refined coordinates

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