A historically rich venue, housed in a building with origins dating back to 1896. The extensive renovations led by Jennifer Spence transformed the space into a meticulously restored destination, showcasing a blend of historic charm and modern amenities. With a focus on a craft food and beverage experience, the collaboration between 131 Hospitality and Montgomery's Place aims to offer a unique dining atmosphere, emphasizing quality, creativity, and a sense of local heritage.
Montgomery's Place occupies a historic building dating back to around 1896, initially a tavern known for its organ grinder and dancing monkey during Prohibition. The building later housed MacKellar's Bakery, renowned for its ``Butter Krust Bread`` and operated by former town mayor John MacKellar.
Jennifer Spence initiated extensive renovations in 2019, transforming the nearly 5,000-sq.-ft. space from a town eyesore with structural issues into a meticulously restored venue. The project involved new roofing, concrete foundation, steel posts, and beams, along with the incorporation of historic items donated by the community.
Tim Nation and Kyler Worthen, from 131 Hospitality, lead Montgomery's Place to offer a unique dining experience, emphasizing high-quality coffee, creative cuisine, and classic cocktails. The combination of a rich historical backdrop and detailed restoration sets the stage for a distinctive culinary and beverage venture.
Diverse Menu – Explore the diverse offerings on Montgomery’s Place menu, curated by Tim Nation and Kyler Worthen. From high-quality coffee to creative cuisine and classic cocktails, the focus on exceptional service and delicious food aims to make Montgomery’s Place a regional draw and a local favorite.
Immersive Atmosphere – When visiting Montgomery’s Place, take a moment to absorb the immersive atmosphere created by the historic setting. The carefully restored elements, such as tongue and groove walls, tin ceilings, and salvaged items, contribute to a unique ambiance.
Historic Preservation – Marvel at the dedication and effort involved in the four-year renovation journey led by Jennifer Spence and a team of local tradesmen. The incorporation of historic items and attention to detail underscores the importance of preserving historical structures.