Bauer Manor (added 1972 – – #72001632)
Davenport Hotel (added 2007 – – #07000383)
Also known as Irish Hills Inn
1280 US-12 – Tipton, Franklin Township

The Davenport Hotel, a historic landmark, is located on US-12, across from Evans Lake on the eastern edge of the Irish Hills. The Davenport Hotel was built in 1839. The building was used for many things including a stagecoach stop, an inn, and a community meeting place. It was also known as the Lancaster House and Bauer Manor, a popular place to stay and a great restaurant.

    • Historic Significance: Event
    • Area of Significance: Social History
    • Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
    • Owner: Private
    • Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
    • Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Hotel, Music Facility, Restaurant
    • Current Function: Commerce/Trade
    • Current Sub-function: Business

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