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Grooms Tavern, hamlet harken back to simpler time

Grooms Tavern, built in 1825, is at 290 Sugar Hill Road in the hamlet of Grooms Corners.
Grooms Tavern, built in 1825, is at 290 Sugar Hill Road in the hamlet of Grooms Corners.
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In his 35 years as town historian of Clifton Park, John Scherer has documented many colorful stories about Ed Klingbeil, a former owner of the Grooms Tavern. Isabelle Prescott, however, actually remembers the man. “I’m told he was very nice to children, but I was a shy kid and I was afraid to go in there,” she said, referring to Klingbeil and his general store at the southwest corner of Grooms and Sugar Hill roads. ...


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Lori60511
December 14, 2013
3:40 p.m.

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Well written and informative article about another historic venue in our area.

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