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“Ye Old Jacobs Tavern Clock”

by Mark Snay

At the time of George Washington’s visit to Jacob’s Tavern in November 1789, a tall English made clock stood in the hall. Last heard of in 1892, THS sleuthing and some luck uncovered how this relic of Thompson’s storied past travelled from Connecticut, to a Florida Antiques Mall and ended up in Tennessee.

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