Mixer Tavern - Ashford CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 51.901 W 072° 09.626
18T E 735673 N 4638688
Quick Description: Also known as Pompey Hollow Inn, it was built in 1710.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2017 2:23:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMVTVB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The house is located at the intersection of Westford (CT 89) Rd and Pompey Hollow Rd (US44)and is hidden from view by a dense planting of evergreen trees. The Mixer Inn served as a tavern which served as a gathering place for local residents, and long-distance travelers. The home has retained many of its original features, such as the bar-room partition.

John Mixer was Ashford's first town clerk and licensed taverner. The tavern was built by Benjamin Clark, who owned and operated it from 1757 to 1799. It was known as Clark's Tavern. The home then passed to Joseph Palmer, a doctor and brigadier general in the colonial militia.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1710

Architectural Period/Style: Georgian

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Country Home

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Listed on National Register of Historic Places

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Excellent

Main Material of Construction: Wood

Private/Public Access: Private


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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