Originally this hotel was a brick, square Greek Revival building, with a wide frieze all around, small frieze windows on the size, a double portico with four Doric columns across the front, and a small cupola.
Called the National Hotel. It was one of the public places in Cayuga County where African American men and women, many of them freedom seekers, worked on a daily basis, as an integral part of the life of the whole community.
Port Byron NY was one of Cayuga County’s abolitionist hotspots.
More interpretations at Window Views an doors too