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Patterson Tavern

Gazette Article by: Laurie Starrett Appeared in the Gazette: Winter 1998 Entrepreneurial spirit is fueled by necessity, opportunity, desire, and determination. All of these played a part in the founding of Winnetka’s first business. In 1836 Erastus and Zeruah (also referred to as Zernah) Patterson and their five children were traveling west from Vermont as […]