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York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Golden Plough Tavern
 
Golden Plough Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Golden Plough Tavern Marker
 
Inscription. Possibly the oldest surviving building in York. Built, c. 1741, by Martin Eichelberger, native of the German Black Forest. Its massive hewn half-timbers reflect a style almost unknown today, of medieval architecture.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.688′ N, 76° 43.892′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Pershing Ave and W. Market St., on the right when traveling north on Pershing Ave. Click for map. Marker has been damaged is is leaning against a building in the Colonial Complex. It was originally located at 462 W. Market St. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Horatio Gates (a few steps from this marker); General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834 (a few steps from this marker); York (within shouting distance of this marker); York County (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Old Court House here at York (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Michael Doudel's Company (within shouting distance of this marker); The Four Chaplains (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Wayne Headquarters (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in York.
 
Golden Plough Tavern Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Golden Plough Tavern
Half-timber building on corner.
 
 
Rear of Golden Plough Tavern Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
3. Rear of Golden Plough Tavern
 
 
Colonial Complex Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. Colonial Complex
General Gates house, Golden Plough Tavern, Colonial Court House and Barnett Bobb Log House are grouped together and may be visited from April to December.
 
 
Golden Plough Tavern Soul Window Photo, Click for full size
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
5. Golden Plough Tavern Soul Window
 
 
Rear of Golden Plough Tavern Photo, Click for full size
By Dianne Bowders, April 18, 2008
6. Rear of Golden Plough Tavern
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Dianne Bowders of York, PA.
 
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