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The Misalignment of our Building to the Street

We've got something truly fascinating to share with you all!

Ever strolled past our beloved Tavern and noticed something a tad off? Especially for those with a keen eye for symmetry, you might have caught on that we're not perfectly aligned with the street. But fear not, dear patrons, for there's a delightful story behind this architectural quirk!

It turns out, our charming Tavern boasts a history that precedes even the layout of Tappahannock's streets! How's that for a slice of local lore?

In the snapshot accompanying this post, you'll find an original map showcasing the property, complete with the iconic Tavern and the quaint smokehouse nestled in the back. And guess what? The smokehouse, much like the Tavern itself, proudly defies the norms of perfect alignment!

While it might initially irk those with an affinity for straight lines, we invite you to embrace this charming imperfection with fresh eyes. After all, there's something truly magical about dining in a space that holds the whispers of history long before the streets were even laid out.

And fear not, history buffs and curious souls alike! There's plenty more where that came from. So stay tuned for the next installment of Tavern History, and in the meantime, why not swing by and marvel at how our building gracefully sits against the backdrop of Tappahannock's evolving streetscape?

Cheers to the past, present, and future of our beloved Tavern!

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