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Headquarters of George Washington

On this Site Originally Stood the

 
 
Headquarters of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Headquarters of George Washington Marker
Inscription. Headquarters of George Washington, since removed to Riverside Park. He was entertained at David Lynn's house (which later occupied this site) when he came here in 1794 to review the troops during the Whisky Rebellion.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 39.061′ N, 78° 46.024′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Prospect Square, on the left when traveling west on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is on the Courthouse Lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allegany County (a few steps from this marker); Allegany County Library (a few steps from this marker); The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); President Washington's Last Visit - 1794 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Proper (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Personalities at Fort Cumberland
Headquarters of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Headquarters of George Washington Marker
Alleghany County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Lloyd Lowndes 1845 - 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Also see . . .  The Whiskey Rebellion. (Submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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