Thursday, 16 January 2014

February 3: Globe Luncheon TBA

The Globe Luncheon on February 03rd will be announced shortly, but in the meantime, did you know:

The Globe Hotel, one of the few early inns still to be seen in Ontario, was built on a Crown Land grant in the 1830′s. The present building, dating from 1859, was one of four hotels in Rosemont, which at that time was a larger community than Alliston. It served as a local pub, and also as a stopping point for the stage coach. It played host to travellers, salesmen, and even Fenian and other political gatherings. Prohibition in 1919 curbed its legal activities, but it still accepted overnight guests until 1955. A century has altered its outward appearance only a little from the original solid, no-nonsense attitude, it represented. The interior has now been restored and once again the old dining room welcomes guests with an early Ontario ‘Bill of Fare’.

And if you want to know more, David Waters does a fantastic job of  highlighting The Globe Restaurant in his post - Day 349 of 365 - on his blog 365 Things To Do in Orangeville!

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