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Merion Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Tavern

 

—General Wayne Inn —

 
Early Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
1. Early Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Opened in 1704, this tavern was known in Colonial times as the William Penn Inn, the Tunis Ordinary and Streeper’s Tavern. Familiar to Franklin and Washington, the inn was renamed, shortly after the Revolution, in honor of Gen. Wayne, who had lodged here.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 0.535′ N, 75° 15.189′ W. Marker is in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Montgomery Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 625 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station PA 19066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); John Dickinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Merion Friends Meeting House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merion Friends Meeting (about 600 feet away); Washington's Army Encampment (about 700 feet away); James A. Bland (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) (approx. 2.1 miles away); Philadelphia & Columbia Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Merion Station.
 
Also see . . .
Early Tavern Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
2. Early Tavern Marker - Roadside
 General Wayne Inn - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 12, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Wayne Inn image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 11, 2013
3. General Wayne Inn
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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