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Red Lion Inn, Bensalem, PA

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Red Lion Inn, Bensalem, PA

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams and Robert Morris had all stayed at this historic inn. Unfortunately, it burned to the ground in 1991.

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Location: Red Lion Inn , 516 Bristol Pike, 19020
Listing Category: Bars and Taverns, Night Clubs, Famous People, History, No Longer There, Slept Here, Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : The original sign for the inn was painted by famed folk artist Edward Hicks (Peaceable Kingdom). It is in the Mercer Museum collection in Doylestown, PA.
Date : 2011-10-02

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
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Date : 2012-10-27

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //en.inforapid.org/index.php?search=Red%20Lion%20Inn%2C%20Philadelphia.
Date : 2014-10-14

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //patch.com/pennsylvania/doylestown/historic-inn-once-hosted-george-washington-destroyed-overnight-blaze.
Date : 2015-03-16

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.newspapers.com/image/274886130/?terms=%22mount+vernon+inn%22+%22noah+weiss%22.
Date : 2017-12-05

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Email : sivaramakrishnan@spinzsoft.com
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Date : 2018-09-29

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Email : sivaramakrishnan@spinzsoft.com
Comments : test
Date : 2018-09-29

Name : Francis Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Some of the comments herein were compromised over the years and did not survive in full. Note that there is a lot on the Web about this historical Red Lion Inn (there are a few out there by the same name), and some show the tavern sign painted by Edward Hicks.
Date : 2018-11-09

Name : Francis Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Some of the comments herein were compromised over the years and did not survive in full. Note that there is a lot on the Web about this historical Red Lion Inn (there are a few out there by the same name), and some show the tavern sign painted by Edward Hicks.
Date : 2018-11-09

Name : Francis Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : The URL in the comment for Dec. 5 2017 goes to an article about a model of this inn.
Date : 2018-11-09

Name : Francis Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : The comment for March 16, 2015, has the URL for an article about an inn similar to the Red Lion Inn in that George Washington visited it, and it burned down in modern times.
Date : 2018-11-09