TWO HISTORIC INNS:
THE OLD STONE HOUSE IN SLIPPERY ROCK, PA.
THE COMPASS INN IN LAUGHLINTOWN, PA
On a splendid August 29, 2014, evening my husband Monte and I attended an original one-act play, The Stone House, written by Kevin Lukacs. This work of art was performed at the Old Stone House Inn in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, an 1822 stage coach stop between Pittsburgh and Erie. It was performed by members of the Butler Little Theater in Butler, Pennsylvania.
The next morning we traveled the 82 miles between The Old Stone House and our Laurel Mountain Borough, Pennsylvania, home, which is a mile away from the Compass Inn, a 1790s stagecoach stop for travelers on the
Lincoln Highway (Rt. 30). On a wonderfully toasty sunny afternoon they were hosting “Hammer Inn” Blacksmith Day, during which local blacksmiths were demonstrating their craft, making works of art