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 Millington, Maryland

 
 

 

 Millington to be Auctioned
Listed on eBay, the Millington, Maryland Howard Johnson's Restaurant is to be auctioned on Tuesday March 8, 2005. Is Franchise Associates Incorporated (FAI) defunct, and what is Cendant up to with its HJ reservations info on the new Toastees boxes?
 

The Restaurant is also listed on ExpressAuction.com. The listing indicates that Millington's owner is retiring. Here is a link to the listing which includes many photographs (Thanks Mark!): http://expressauction.com/z_template.cfm?auctionid=1474&pageview=2&aita_area=Photos 

Text From the Auction Description on eBay:

PUBLIC AUCTION TUES MARCH 8 TH AT 1:00 P.M.

Subject property is a one story 7,333 +/- sq ft building situated on 6.7 +/- acres.
The Howard Johnson organization has been dissolved and as a result any potential purchaser could continue to operate the restaurant under that name without the burden of franchise fees. There is a diner style bar area, a restaurant area consisting of 17 booths, 6 tables, and a bar area. The bar area has a window that opens to the banquet hall. The banquet hall is roughly 31' +/- by 22' +/-. Originally constructed in 1958 and fully renovated in 1986. There is a free standing electrified sign, yard lighting, deep water well with public water available within the next year. The macadam parking lot has room for 82 +/- cars.

The property is located in Millington MD on the Delmarva peninsula at the high trafficked intersection of 291 and 301. The property is less than 1 mile north of Chester River which serves as the border between Kent and Queen Annes Counties. Less than 40 miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and less than 45 miles from Wilmington, DE  

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4356729891

 

Photo August, 1999

Dating from 1959 this restaurant hardly resembles a Howard Johnson's. Its orange roof was removed in the early 1990s and the FAI era facade/signage was put in place. 

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