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Claremont Inn Tablet

  • Location: Riverside Drive at 123rd St.
  • Description: Incised plaque set in pavement
  • Materials: Deer Isle granite
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 4'
  • Dedicated: 1952
  • Donor: DPR
  • Inscription: SITE OF THE CLAREMONT INN / ERECTED IN 1788 AS A RESIDENCE / THE BUILDING BECAME A PUBLIC / TAVERN BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR. / IT WAS ACQUIRED BY THE CITY / IN 1878 AND WAS OPERATED AS A / RESTAURANT UNTIL ITS DEMOLITION / IN 1950.

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