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The Great Grape

  Around 1816, John Adlum, one of America’s earliest winemakers, paid a visit to Mrs. Scholl’s Public House in Clarksburg. The tiny Montgomery County hamlet, founded in 1780, was a rambling collection of inns and taverns along the “Great Wagon Road” that ran from Georgetown to Frederick, now known as Route 355. Stagecoaches stopped at […]