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    History of the buford family and tavern


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    Last edited by Kenjmor2006; Aug 18, 2012 at 08:26 PM.

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    THANKS, "Kenj"... GREAT R & I resources; have utilized them! Coffee?

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    An older blue Excal with connector, remote, Skullie headphones, and various coils. Got rid of the rest of my machines.
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    Thaxton & Scott families also had some very interesting ties.
    "The key to finding gold is finding places where it can be accessed."

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    DO TELL!

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    Paschal buford still owned buford tavern in 1862,does this tell us that maby rebel is close to being right about confederate gold? Because Robert Morriss did not own or run the tavern in 1822 and in the beale papers Beale claims he went and stayed at bufords?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenjmor2006 View Post
    Paschal buford still owned buford tavern in 1862,does this tell us that maby rebel is close to being right about confederate gold? Because Robert Morriss did not own or run the tavern in 1822 and in the beale papers Beale claims he went and stayed at bufords?
    The BEALE PAPERS said TBJ & Associates (FIRST) stayed at Buford's for @ one month; then TJB & @ 2 others went on to Lynchburg, Va. to "board" at the home of Robert Morriss; Washington Inn/House/Hotel was not built until @ 1823.
    What Buford had in @ 1862 was LOCUST LEVEL; THAT is where Gen. Robert E. Lee "over-nited" in @ 1869. Remains of Buford's Tavern was/is nearby.
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    I think Gen. Lee & Paschal Buford (friends) "roughed out" the BEALE PAMPHLET, in 1869.
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    After Gen. Lee died later in 1869, the info was "put away" until completed for 1885 release...
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    1885 release was "effort" of WRITER Ferdinand Hutter (CSA) with his cousin, JB Ward, as the AGENT for the author; JB got the "copy-right" for the BEALE PAPER(S). The HART PAPERS came later, with info from Sgt. Newton Hazlewood (CSA)... the cipher(s) ONLY. It was a story of two TH'ers (HART Bros.)... looking for a Treasure.
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    Is she referring to the Black Horse Tavern in Roanoke? -Thanks- Josh
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    Quote Originally Posted by medicffjt View Post
    Is she referring to the Black Horse Tavern in Roanoke? -Thanks- Josh
    Claudine? BHT (Roanoke) is NOT the same as Mountain Gate TOLL GATE "Tavern" on the BRP at Black Horse Gap; in fact, there are TWO BHT "listed". HA!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebel - KGC View Post
    Claudine? BHT (Roanoke) is NOT the same as Mountain Gate TOLL GATE "Tavern" on the BRP at Black Horse Gap; in fact, there are TWO BHT "listed". HA!

    I figured that were not the same place. But wasn't sure some information was confused. I was not awars of two Black Horse Taverns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by medicffjt View Post
    I figured that were not the same place. But wasn't sure some information was confused. I was not awars of two Black Horse Taverns.
    YEP! One BHT was at the base of the Fincastle, Va. Turnpike (getting ready for the LONG, steep "climb" up the mountain... fresh horses, STRONG drinks; LOL!); Mountain Gate "Toll Gate" at the top of Black Horse Gap was ALSO known as BHT; the "gap" of the BHT at Mountain Gate can be seen on some videos as Black Horse Gap Bike Trail ("google it") In fact, the "downhill" video is so good, it makes ya feel like you are on one of those stage-coach "back then"... check it out! BLACK HORSE GAP BIKE TRAIL. AND! At one time, Dan Casey (Roanoke, Va.) had a WONDERFUL "still-pics" of the same road, with a "pic" of where the Gap Tavern was... I have even seen it myself; overgrown, etc. BUT! LOTS of "magic" there!
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    Claudine Fulton Ellis was talking about neither of those BHT there is another one.

 

 
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