Dowden’s Ordinary Park

There’s a park in Clarksburg called “Dowden’s Ordinary Park.”

It turns out to be an historical site and an “ordinary” is pretty much a normal, every day inn. This one was on an important trail between Frederick and Georgetown (In 1755, General Braddock stayed there on his way to the battle at Fort Duquesne)

This leaves me wondering though. If this was an “ordinary”, what was going on at the other inns? Do you suppose it involved hobbits?

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