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"Happy Mother's Day!" Visit to Jean Bonnet Tavern Bedford, PA

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    Posted 5 years ago

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    Visited my favorite restaurant in Bedford, PA today and its authentic log cabin gift shop. Noticed the stitched floral pillow in the middle of two other pillows on the cabin porch. Of course, I had to bring the pillow home and add it to my ever-increasing collection.
    I just love the historic atmosphere of this place.

    The following is from the internet:

    The Jean Bonnet Tavern, also known as Old Forks Inn and Bonnet's Tavern, is an historic inn and restaurant located just outside Bedford, Pennsylvania on U.S. Highway 30, at the junction with Pennsylvania Route 31.
    The building was erected by Robert Callender, a trader with the Native American tribes of Pennsylvania.
    Callender acquired the land in 1762. The land and the building were purchased by Jean Bonnet in 1779 and opened as an inn, which was used as a gathering place by protesting local farmers during the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion, suppressed months later by forces under President George Washington.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
    2. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      racer, Thank you!
    3. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 5 years ago
      Dear vl, that is so beautiful!!!
      Romantic, shabby chic, rustic, country and more, amazing styles, love it!
      A big hug to you friend, happy spring time!
    4. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      VV, So great to hear from you :) !!! Thank you for the hug and here's one for you.'s a hug for Junior also!!!
    5. Gillian, 5 years ago
      A beautiful pillow, I wish I had embroidered it. I hope you had a sumptious meal.
    6. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      Gillian, Always great food and atmosphere..totally enjoyed. Thank you!
    7. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 5 years ago
      Love the colours
    8. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      Wandlessfairy, Thank you!
    9. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      Love that. Your pillow, love, love your bench. The shop is adorable, it appears to be attached to the building, right? Wow. What a place to go! Love this post! Nice job.
    10. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      shareurpassion, Thank you! Yes, in the last photo you can see the back of the shop to the left of the restaurant.
    11. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      This place is wonderful! Great it has been preserved and still living!

      Of course my love goes too to your floral cushion :-))
    12. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      Kyra, Thank you! Yes, it is wonderful! If you lived closer I could take you to dinner :).
    13. inky inky, 5 years ago
      What a fabulous it!... and I love your cushion, I would couldn't have left it there's gorgeeeous!!...:-)
    14. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Arribaaaa! ;-)))
    15. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      inky, Thank you!!!

      Kyra...... :D

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