Accomplishments of colonial inhabitants; economy
Some Colonial & Revolutionary Era Inns
•Francis Baird’s Tavern, built 1766
•on the King’s Highway
Jacobus Post “Shingle House” at Edenville (Union Corners Rd., no longer standing), built 1734.
George Washington and many troops and officials stopped here
The road from Goshen through Florida was another alternate route, and Washington and troops also went this way.His official mail also went this way, in order to avoid British patrols near NYC. This house was also an inn.