crossroads of major highways no doubt attracted Howard Johnson's
to Washington. Located in the southwestern part of the Keystone
State and south of Pittsburgh, the Washington HoJo's Restaurant
was opened in 1955 convenient to the Washington Motel with its thirty-three
units each featuring private tile showers.
the need for consistent and quality lodging along the Nation's rapidly
expanding Interstate Highway System, a Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge
was perched behind the Washington Restaurant and opened in 1962.