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15 The White Horse Tavern

The White Horse Tavern

The White Horse Tavern
The White Horse here used to be a blacksmith and book store before it was turned into a tavern in 1880. It's one of the oldest drinking spots in the city and you can see white horses all over the place, inside and out. And in the 1950s and 1960s, it became a real haunt for writers and artists of the time. And the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas, used to be a regular here, entertaining the locals with his bawdy tales. And legend has it that he actually drunk himself to death here. But in reality, it had more to do with his medical conditions. And probably Thomas himself would prefer the story that he came here, drunk too many whiskeys, went home and shortly before dying said the famous last words, "18 whiskeys? That's a record, I think."
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