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

Worrell’s Tavern

 
 
Worrell's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Worrell's Tavern Marker
Inscription. Site of the tavern where George Washington dined and lodged on his return from Philadelphia, March 23, 1791, while he was President of the United States of America. Originally erected 1932 by Chester Lodge 115 A. F. & A. M.
 
Erected 1954 by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 12.438′ N, 76° 3.954′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Queen Street and Cannon Street, on the right when traveling east on Queen Street. 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. Chestertown Historic District (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Common Cause (about 600 feet away); Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away); White & Black, Blue & Gray (about 600 feet away); In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County (about 600 feet away); This Monument Honors the Area Veterans
Site of Worrell's Tavern image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Site of Worrell's Tavern
(about 600 feet away); Revolutionary Cannon (about 600 feet away); A County Seat (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Worrell's Tavern image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), circa 1900
3. Worrell's Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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