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Waterloo in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spurrier's Tavern

Stood on this Site

 
 
Spurrier's Tavern Stood on this Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, October 29, 2007
1. Spurrier's Tavern Stood on this Site Marker
Inscription. George Washington stopped here at least twenty five times between 1789 and 1798. On July 18, 1795, his diary says: "Dined and lodged at Spurrier's where my sick horse died."
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.349′ N, 76° 47.155′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Waterloo Road (Maryland Route 175) 0.1 miles west of Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jessup MD 20794, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity on the Pike (approx. one mile away); Trinity White Oak (approx. one mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Adam the First (approx. 3 miles away but has been reported missing); The Patuxent Branch of the B&O Railroad (approx. 3 miles away); The Granite Quarries (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waterloo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
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