McWilliams Old Stone House (interior view)

Interior view of the historic Old Stone House (also known as the former McWilliams House), located along Route 54 at Roaring Creek Watershed.

COAL TOWNSHIP — A local property owner has been denied an exemption from the Coal Township Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Board of Appeals that would have allowed her to reopen a 200-year-old historic property to the public as a tavern and restaurant.

Since May 17, 2018, Mary Lenig has owned the former C.Q. McWilliams Stone House located near the Roaring Creek Tract of Weiser State Forest. Lenig states her vision is to preserve the historic qualities of the structure while opening it up to the public.

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Wolfmaster2k

I would like to know who is on that "board" because I smell something foul afoot.

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