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On this Site Originally Stood the Headquarters of George Washington

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Headquarters of George Washington Marker
Inscription.  On this site originally stood the Headquarters of George Washington, since removed to Riverside Park. He was entertained at David Lynn's house (which later occupied this site) when he came here in 1794 to review the troops during the Whisky Rebellion.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 39.061′ N, 78° 46.024′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Prospect Square, on the left when traveling west on Washington Street. Marker is on the Courthouse Lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allegany County (a few steps from this marker); Allegany County Library (a few steps from this marker); The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); President Washington's Last Visit - 1794 (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegany County Academy
Headquarters of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Headquarters of George Washington Marker
Alleghany County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Proper (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Personalities at Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Also see . . .  The Whiskey Rebellion. (Submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,157 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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