Simpson Avenue grew to become the main thoroughfare of business and travel for this city on a hill. Centrally located, it provided cottagers easy access to shops, offices, lodging, and other conveniences.
Simpson Avenue, named after Bishop Matthew Simpson a pioneer in Methodism, became the main thoroughfare of business and travel of this tiny city in the forest. Its central location running the length of the grounds gave easy access to the store, boarding houses, post office, pump, and other conveniences. The rear of the Tabernacle has a broad frontage on this street with its shops on the lower level.