May 31, 2016

Ordinary in Sperryville



An "ordinary" was a term used for an inn or tavern. Hopkins Ordinary dates from around 1820 with the wood frame portion added in the mid-1800s.





11 comments:

  1. Nothing "ordinary" here! What a delightful building Linda. Thanks for sharing and I hope that you return soon.

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  2. What a beautiful place. And I agree with Tom: there is nothing "ordinary" about it. Great architecture.

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  3. Something more than ordinary, I think, quite quite charming!

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  4. I had never heard this term. May have seen it, but didn't know what I was reading.Classic place to stay

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  5. isn't that a funny term?! beautiful!

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  6. A beautiful building. I've never heard of ordinary being used in that sense.

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  7. I've never heard the term "ordinary" in this way before. Neat photos!

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  8. I wonder why they named them ordinary. I had never heard of that. I wonder what it means.

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  9. It's a beautiful place -- I had never heard of 'ordinary' being used that way; thank you for my new thing to learn today (I love blogging for that). I'd love to visit this beautiful ordinary!!

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  10. I was unfamiliar with the meaning of ordinary, too. Thanks for educating us. Lovely place!

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