Revolutionary Taverns

Yay old stuff!, originally uploaded by die Zeitung.

The Salutation Tavern and The Green Dragon Tavern were meeting places of the Sons of Liberty and other patriots. The Boston Tea Party was planned in the Salutation Tavern. Daniel Webster referred to The Green Dragon as the “Headquarters of the Revolution”. Little wonder it is that the British government tried to close down the taverns in Virginia, as they were hot beds of revolution.


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