The ruins have been lovingly re-pointed and restored to an accurate historic footprint of the original tavern and are now surrounded by lawns and bordered by historically accurate and award winning plantings. Period documents and maps are displayed describing the tavern's role as a watering hole, traveler's stopover and local militia meeting place. The life of famous American botanist Humphry Marshall is also celebrated.
The adjacent lot will be joined to Martin's Tavern - opening in 2020. Friends of Martin’s Tavern is recovering history in the village ! An early 1700s structure is being preserved for future generations.
Martin's Tavern Before Restoration
Friend's of Martin's Tavern sends out an informative brochure with requests for funds on a yearly basis to a list of persons interested in helping to maintain the tavern park. A plaque honoring those persons and businesses who initially gave $1,000 or more in money or services is displayed at the tavern site.