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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Green Tree Inn

 
 
Green Tree Inn Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Green Tree Inn Marker
Inscription. In 1753, Benjamin Franklin stayed at inn on this site while he, Richard Peters, and Isaac Norris treated with Indians. Hamilton and Knox, members of Washington's cabinet, lodged here in 1794.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.041′ N, 77° 11.358′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34) and Liberty Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Hanover Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 S. Hanover Street, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blaine House (a few steps from this marker); Col. Robert Magaw (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The McClintock Riot (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Market House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentNative AmericansNotable Persons
 
Green Tree Inn Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Green Tree Inn Marker
County courthouse in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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