Clark’s Ferry Tavern in Perry County receives $500Okay state grant for renovations

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PERRY COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — The oldest constructing in Perry County is one step nearer to being renovated.

Clark’s Ferry Tavern in Duncannon not too long ago acquired a $500,000 state grant.

Constructed within the late 1700s and later enlarged, the tavern served important roles as a docking level for the ferry crossing the Susquehanna River.

In a while, the constructing grew to become an inn, tavern and flats, as effectively.

“There’s super heritage and leisure tourism alternatives. That is going to be an financial stimulus for Duncannon and Perry County,” mentioned Glenn Holliman, president of the Historic Society of Perry County.

The aim is to have the constructing function a welcome heart, particularly for these mountain climbing the Appalachian Path.

Renovations are anticipated to value $1 million.

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