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Near Urbana in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. George Washington stopped in a building two hundred yards west of here known as Peterís Tavern Thursday June 30, 1791.
 
Erected 1932 by The Federation of Rural Womens Clubs of Frederick County, MD.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 19.09′ N, 77° 20.06′ W. Marker was near Urbana, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker was on Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355). Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named George Washington (here, next to this marker); Landon House (approx. one mile away); Urbana (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dennis Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hyattstown (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hyattstown Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Our Daily Bread (approx. 2.9 miles away); Women on the Homefront in Montgomery County (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Urbana.
 
More about this marker. This marker appears to be a wooden replacement for an original
George Washington Marker from the Highway image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
2. George Washington Marker from the Highway
metal marker.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
2016 George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 22, 2017
3. 2016 George Washington Marker
The wooden marker described here, itself a replacement marker, has been replaced by the metal marker shown above.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,529 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on April 22, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on April 22, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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