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Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of King George’s Tavern

 
 
Site of King George's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 9, 2006
1. Site of King George's Tavern Marker
Inscription. From 1724 known as King George’s Tavern. On its sign was painted King George’s portrait, supplanted during the revolution, by the portrait of George Washington. For many years the old hostelry was the meeting place for political rallies and used for gubernatorial receptions.
 
Erected 1933 by Historic Markers Commission.
 
Location. 39° 9.358′ N, 75° 31.412′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of The Green and South State Street. Click for map. The marker is located on the front of the Old Kent County Court House on the southeast corner of South State Street and The Green. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kent County Courthouses (1680-1983) (a few steps from this marker); John Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Stevenson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Loockerman House (within shouting distance of this marker); An Army of Restoration (CCC)
The Old Kent County Court House which now occupies the site. image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 9, 2006
2. The Old Kent County Court House which now occupies the site.
(within shouting distance of this marker); In the Council Chamber of Elizabeth Battell's Golden Fleece Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); State House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,696 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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