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Perryville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Post Road: Lower Susquehanna Ferry

 
 
Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 29, 2006
1. Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker
Inscription. Old Post Road established 1666. Lower Susquehanna Ferry established 1695. Rodgers’ Tavern where George Washington frequently stopped between 1781–1798.
 
Erected 1932 by The Captain Jeremiah Baker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Perryville - Cecil County - Maryland.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.419′ N, 76° 4.697′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Broad Street 0.1 miles east of River Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville MD 21903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rodgers Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Perryville (within shouting distance of this marker); Revered Son (within shouting distance of this marker); Count de Rochambeau’s Troops (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Under Attack (approx. ¾ mile away); Susquehanna Lower Ferry (approx. ¾ mile away); The Lock House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nineteenth Century Travel (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
Historic Rogers Tavern Sign image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, April 27, 2013
2. Historic Rogers Tavern Sign

1. Historic Rodgers Tavern. (Submitted on July 3, 2007.)
2. Rodgers Tavern (Stevenson's Tavern),. CE-129 , Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraHeroesNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWaterways & Vessels
 
George Washington Travelled This Road image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, April 27, 2003
3. George Washington Travelled This Road
Old Post Road: Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
4. Old Post Road: Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker
at Rodgers Tavern
Rodgers' Tavern image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 29, 2006
5. Rodgers' Tavern
1732 - 1932 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
6. 1732 - 1932
1732 was the year of George Washington's birth; 1932, his bi-centennial year saw a rising interest in commemoration of all things related to Washington, especially by patriotic women's groups like the DAR.
George Washington Traveling the Old Post Road image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
7. George Washington Traveling the Old Post Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,452 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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