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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington College

Founded in 1782

 
 
Washington College Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Washington College Marker
Inscription. George Washington gave to its founding, granted use of his name and served on the Board of Visitors and Governors. He attended public exercises here, 1784, and received degree of Doctor of Laws in 1789.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 12.97′ N, 76° 4.007′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Brown Street, on the right when traveling south on Washington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Beck Nicholson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Baltimore Regional Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Victory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chestertown, First Population Center of the United States (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Vickers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tercentenary Celebration (approx. half a mile away); On This Site Stood the Courthouse (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Persons
 
Washington College Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Washington College Sign
Old college buildings image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. Old college buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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