New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Black Horse Inn
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 40° 42.97′ N, 73° 59.78′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Canal Street and Bowery, on the right when traveling west on Canal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Renaissance-Inspired Bank for the Working Class (a few steps from this marker); George Washington Drank Here! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bowery Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost New York Gem The Bowery Boys (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Foster (about 400 feet away); High and Low Art (about 400 feet away); NYC Landmark Of Cast Iron (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington: President & Beer Lover. "On the day when New York was finally evacuated in 1783, General Washington had stopped at the old Bull's Head Tavern (located on the street which later became the Bowery) for a draught of ale. His headquarters when he was in New York City had been at the inn kept by Samuel Fraunces..." (Submitted on January 28, 2010.)
2. Bull's Head Tavern: treating you like cattle since 1755. Site includes a picture of the Bull's Head Tavern. (Submitted on January 28, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.