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I pass this historic inn every day on my way to work. It is the General Lafayette Inn and Brewery. It is located in Lafayette Hill, PA. You can probably guess who the town and the Inn are named for, General Lafayette (duh). Here is some history about the place. If you don't have time to hit that link, General Lafayette spent time here and in the town which was called Barren Hill during the American Revolution (for you readers in the UK, that scuffle that happened after Concord and Lexington. BTW, HBO's John Adams taught me more about history than any history class). He fled at one point b/c the British had a plan to capture him there. They didn't (FAIL!) and he came back. He spent time in the Inn with his fellow strategists but history does not tell us if he slept there...maybe he just passed out at some point.
Anyway, now it is an eating and drinking establishment. They brew their own beer which is quite good. They have a Sunset Red which seems to be P's drink of choice but I like to sample the others when they come out. The Chocolate Porter is a thing of beauty and if you 1/2 it with the Red Velvet, well you have a really nice beer you can sip on for a good long time. P and his friend W spent many a night in this bar before I came along and a bit after. They even had their own mugs and thought themselves kings of the pool table. Now that W has a child and P plays flippin hockey or soccer every day (ok maybe not every day) their trips there are much fewer. I will always remember it as the first place I met my future SIL and was insanely nervous and the first place I was jealous (from of the attention P got from the female bartenders). Ah memories.
We have not been in awhile but I love looking at the building and thinking about the spirits of many generations past going on about the place. Maybe someday I'll catch a ghostly pic with my Crackberry. :)