THURMONT, Md. (AP) — A hotel known among Washington journalists for its proximity to Camp David is closing its doors.

Cozy Country Inn owner Jerry Freeze told The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/1G6Xaim ) Monday that both the hotel and the neighboring restaurant are scheduled for demolition after the inn closes this week. The Cozy Restaurant closed in June.

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Freeze says he lacks the energy to keep it going.

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The News-Post reported in June that the business owed nearly $180,000 in federal and state taxes. Since then, Freeze has sold many items from the buildings through a series of auctions and tag sales.

Freeze’s father Wilbur opened the business in 1929. The hotel and cottages and are decorated to commemorate the visits of presidents and dignitaries.
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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com

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