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Feb 25, 2015
William Scholtes joined another family site: Brew/Novis Family Web Site
Feb 24, 2015
Helen Farnsworth updated the details of Timothy Boswell and Mary Boswell in family tree Farnsworth Family Tree
Feb 23, 2015
Helen Farnsworth commented on the photo Angie Farnsworth, taken by Coit her husband, Car is 1905 Packard Model N Broghan Coupe:
 Car is 1905 Packard Model N, Brougham Coupe. 
Helen Farnsworth tagged Col. John Boswell in 1 photos
 
Helen Farnsworth commented on the photo Colonel John Boswell's Tavern:
 Boswell's Tavern is an excellent example of a complete 18th century tavern in Virginia. Located near Gordonsville, Virginia, the tavern is located at the intersection of present-day U.S. Route 15 and Virginia State Route 22, the centerpiece of a village named after the tavern. The tavern was built in the mid-18th century, probably by Colonel John Boswell. The tavern was the site of a 1781 encampment by French forces during the American Revolutionary War under the Marquis de Lafayette.[3] The tavern was a frequent meeting place for notable Virginia figures, including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Patrick Henry. A few colonial troops were captured at the tavern in March 1781 by British colonel Banastre Tarleton in an attempt to capture Jefferson and to disrupt meetings of the Virginia legislature.[4]

The tavern is a two-story three-bay frame building with prominent chimneys at the west end. The innkeeper's wing, originally 1-1/2 stories, has been increased in height to two stories. A small gabled porch is a modern addition, as is a one-story addition to the innkeeper's quarters. The public section consists of two main rooms, a warming room, a bar and a stair hall. Portions of the original bar remain. The innkeeper's wing consists of a single large room on the main level with a sleeping area above.[3]

Boswell's Tavern was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 25, 1969.[1] It is included in the Green Springs National Historic Landmark District, encompassing the surrounding countryside and a number of important houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.[5] 
Helen Farnsworth tagged John Dunbar Boswell II in 1 photos
 
Helen Farnsworth added Sarah Sally Elmore (Ellis) and William Quin Ellis to family tree: Farnsworth Family Tree
Helen Farnsworth updated the details of Col. John Boswell , Diana Boswell , Joseph Boswell , John Dunbar Boswell II and 5 other people in family tree Farnsworth Family Tree
Feb 22, 2015
Helen Farnsworth added 7 photos to album Family photos
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