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Alexander Dobbin House

Walter Louis Powell

Alexander Dobbin House

a short history

by Walter Louis Powell

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Published by W.L. Powell in [Pennsylvania] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWalter Louis Powell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 86/12851 (F)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2342961M
LC Control Number86464413

It was the manor house of a three hundred acre homestead, a Covenanter homestead, and a classical school, which was the first school west of the Susquehanna River. Alexander Dobbin was born on this day, February 4, of Scottish heritage. His father was described as a “pious sailor.”. Charles Edgar Dobbin, Sr. Septem - J Lenoir Charles E. Dobbin, Sr., of Lenoir, NC, died J , at his home. Born.


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The Dobbin family risked their lives and property to help free American slaves. Their home was one of the first stops in Pennsylvania for runaways fleeing Maryland. They exemplify the many brave Americans who made sacrifices to bring civil rights to black Americans. The Dobbin House was built in by the Rev.

Alexander Dobbin on a acre tract purchased two years earlier. It is a 2 1/2 story stone gable roof structure, seven bays across and two rooms deep with a medium pitched roof. As a truly authentic colonial tavern, patrons of the Dobbin House may "eat, drink and be merry".

Our recipes have been published in "Bon Appetite" and "Cuisine" magazines. Truly a visit is more than a superior culinary delight, it is an enchanting journey back to the charming quaintness and lively spirit of Gettysburg's and America's beginnings. Guests that have reservations at the Dobbin House and Bed and Breakfast during the closure period may reschedule their visits for a later date or receive a full refund.

Call the Dobbin House () for rescheduling, refunds, questions or concerns. This closure has gone on so long. One of Gettysburg's most popular restaurants is also its oldest building- and Alexander Dobbin House book of its most in for Reverend Alexander Dobbin, the house has been witness to historic political and religious meetings, students gathering for class, slaves seeking refuge on "The Underground.

Though now surrounded by houses, businesses, hotels and monuments in Gettysburg, when the house was built, it was a acre farm. The Dobbin Family. Alexander Dobbin was born in Ireland in After studying the classics in Ireland, Dobbin and his wife, Isabella Gamble, left Ireland to settle in America.

Alexander Dobbin () was a Presbyterian Minister, educator, and community leader. In he purchased acres of land and began to construct his house, which he finished in His school was a combined theological seminary and liberal arts college, or classical school, and was the first classical school Alexander Dobbin House book of the Susquehanna River.

Alexander Dobbin was one of the most influential figures in the early history of Gettysburg. Well known as a Scots-Irish Presbyterian minister and educator, it. Underground Railroad Hiding Space: In Reverend Alexander Dobbin created sliding shelves at his Gettysburg, Pennsylvania home so he could hide several slaves in a crawl space.

Slavery was practiced in the American colonies in the and centuries, and helped propel the United States into the Civil War. One of Gettysburg’s most popular restaurants is also its oldest building- and one of its most historic.

Built in for Reverend Alexander Dobbin, the house has been witness to historic political and religious meetings, students gathering for class, slaves seeking refuge on “The Underground Railroad,” and to the Battle of Gettysburg. OWNER OF THE FAMED DOBBIN HOUSE LOCATED ON STEINWEHR AVENUE, GETTYSBURG, PA.

Married Isabella Gamble, after her death, he then married Mary Virginia (Irwin) Agnew, widow of David Agnew, who died in Pastor of the Rock Creek Presbyterian Church, located one mile north of what is now Gettysburg.

The Dobbin House Burial: Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Cemetery. The Dobbin House is a colonial restaurant where candlelit elegance, superior food in abundance, and gracious service bring back the sights, sounds, and tastes of two centuries ago.

Springhouse Tavern - Lite cuisine for Casual Dining serving daily am - pm/5(K). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Alexander Dobbin House in Gettysburg: A Short History by Walter L.

Powell (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The guest book is on a wooden lectern, downstairs near the restaurant and spring house. The entire staff was dressed in period garb, looking like a bunch of Civil War folk.

From the pictures I found on the net, the historic NRHP house appears virtually the same as it did over years ago. The History: The Dobbin House is Gettysburg’s oldest building. It was built by Rev. Alexander Dobbin in to act as a home for his (huge) family as well as a school.

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Walter L. Powell: Books - or: Dr. Walter L. Powell. Dobbin House Tavern, Gettysburg: See 5, unbiased reviews of Dobbin House Tavern, rated of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #6 of restaurants in Gettysburg/5(5K). [one_third] 89 Steinwehr Avenue [email protected] [/one_third] [two_third_last] Four Score and Seven years before the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, (), Reverend Alexander Dobbin built a house to begin.

The Dobbin House. Enjoy fine dining in the historic Dobbin House, built for Reverend Alexander Dobbin as a private residence in Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Dobbin House is a colonial restaurant teeming with charm.

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Alexander Dobbin Director at GRAIL, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Alexander Dobbin. Alexander DobbinTitle: Bookkeeper at BlueRock. InReverend Alexander Dobbin built a house to begin a new life in America for himself and his family. Now, the building is home to a colonial restaurant where candlelit elegance, food, and the sights, sounds, and tastes of Dobbin's time can still be found.3/5(4).

After that in October of we published The Alexander Dobbin House in Gettysburg: A Short History by Dr. Walter Powell. Following the Dobbin House book, we released The Gettysburg Bicentennial Album by William Frassanito, which was a thrill for us because we both have long been fans of Bill’s work and consider him a good friend.

Four Score and Seven years before the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, (), Reverend Alexander Dobbin built a house to begin a new life in America for himself and his family. Today his home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a colonial restaurant where candlelit elegance, superior food in abundance, and gracious service Location: 89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg,PA.

Our first stop was the Dobbin House. Built in by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin and his bride, Isabella Gamble, this home became a classical school (our equivalent to a liberal arts college), theological seminary and dwelling to their 10 children. In true pioneer spirit, it also housed the Underground Railroad (an area still on display) in the.

Timothy H. Smith has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide at the Gettysburg National Military Park for over 25 years and is Historian and Collections Manager at the Adams County Historical Society.

He is the author of ten books and numerous articles on the Gettysburg Campaign, the Start Date:   Dobbin House Tavern: Alexander Dobbin Dining Room - See 49 traveler reviews, 2 candid photos, and great deals for Dobbin House Tavern at Tripadvisor.5/5. Reverend Alexander Dobbin built the Dobbin House Tavern to begin a new life in America, and according to both guests and employees he still resides at the historic house, which today has been transformed into a very haunted restaurant.

“Paddy The Next Best Thing” It’s a novel, it’s a play, it’s a film and it was set in Omeath in Gertrude Page was married to Alexander Dobbin The Dobbin family were held in high social. Discover America’s historical legacy when you take Pennsylvania’s Journey Through Hallowed Ground Historic Byway, a segment of a mile area that runs through three states.

The Pennsylvania part, which runs southwest toward the Maryland border, focuses on places such as Gettysburg National Military Park and others important to the country's history.

This is a list of notable Presbyterian churches in Pennsylvania, where a church is notable either as a congregation or as a Pennsylvania, numerous churches are listed on the National Register of Historic Places or are noted on state or local historic registers.

This list also includes sites listed by the Presbyterian Historical Society as part of their American Presbyterian. This bar offers you nice food and a place to rest after a long walk around Dobbin House can always degust mouthwatering French onion soup, crab soup and crab cakes at Dobbin a nice time here and share nicely cooked pecan pie, apple pie and ice cream with your friends.

Delicious rum, cider or martinis are the most popular drinks of this place/5(K). Period furnishings adorn the Civil War-era inn, which is comprised of units in several houses arranged around the historic Dobbin House, now the setting of a gift shop and dining rooms.

An array of room types are available, including some one-bedroom suites. Standard rooms are compact, many decorated with charming floral-print on: 89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg,Pennsylvania.

In the 's the Dobbin House was a station for the' railroad' which served to escort thousands of runaway slaves to freedom. Rev. Dobbin is against slavery, and thus, all of the servants here tonight are merely on: 89 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg,PA.

Established inThe Dobbin House Tavern is a landmark B&B, ale house and restaurant. The restaurant’s menu features traditional staples like pork tenderloins, fresh duck, prime ribs and drunken scallops. The in-house restaurant (also known as The Springhouse Tavern) serves savory home-style dessert treats like warm gingerbread.5/5(2).

Built in by Reverend Alexander Dobbin, Dobbin House is the oldest standing structure in Gettysburg and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Like many buildings in the immediate area, Dobbin House was used as a temporary field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg. Free Dobbin House Tours Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House.

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Dobbin House Courtesy Wikipedia. Built in by Alexander Dobbin, the Dobbin House is Gettysburg’s oldest building. Dobbin was a reverend who immigrated to the New World from Ireland.

Four Score and Seven years before the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, (), Reverend Alexander Dobbin built a house to begin a new life in America for himself and his family. Today his home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a colonial restaurant where candlelit elegance, superior food in abundance, and gracious service bring back the sights, sounds and tastes of two /5(K).