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By LINDA STEELE
Board Trustee 

The Eldon Inn: A Glorious, Grand Hotel

 

August 29, 2019



During the early 20th century, as Roaring Spring grew and its industries flourished, four businessmen saw the need for a modern hotel in town.

D.M. Bare, A.L. Garver, William Eldon and Edwin Bobb developed plans for a first-class hotel where travelers and boarders could find accommodations, but strictly without the sale of alcohol. The house was a brick structure, very spacious and having all the up to date appliances that would make for comfort and convenience. The construction and furnishings cost about $25,000. The architect was a Mr. Hurlbert, Architect Professor and the Planing Mill w...



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