Riverhead, L.I., New York: Suffolk County Historical Society, 1966. (12) pages; illustrated with a centerfold black and white map; history and background for the his early Long Island tavern situated in Wading River, "...one of the earliest on Eastern Long Island...about whose unpretentious roof an aura of mystery, misunderstanding, and misfortune have hovered for generations...Each colonial ordinary had its problems and its heartaches: the Horn Taverns' were so numerous that even the most intrepid often feared its ownership. Yet its compelling character sufficed to keep its name and reputation alive for two and half centuries, and made it a legend in its own time..."; interesting history, with background, references, anecdotes- for this old place of local business & hospitality on the north shore of Long Island on the Sound in eastern Suffolk County; George Washington is reputed to have been a guest as a young man when traveling through the island, the story recounted here; approx.8 1/2" x 11" size; original illustrated white stapled paper wraps; light wear, a few small spots on the covers, old crease; in very good condition.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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