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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Lafayette Trail

 
 
The Lafayette Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 17, 2017
1. The Lafayette Trail Marker
Inscription.  This three-mile trail begins here at the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House and winds through the historic district. As you follow the fleur-de-lis trail marker, you will travel by our museums and over 800 historic structures within the old town area. This self-guided tour embraces our past and honors those who walked before us.

We hope you will enjoy the beauty of The Lafayette Trail and this lovely place we call Havre de Grace.
 
Erected by The Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission and the Harford County Realtors Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 39° 33.357′ N, 76° 5.646′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Conesteo Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lock House (a few steps from this marker); This Wye Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named This Wye Oak (within shouting

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distance of this marker); The Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); How A Lock Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); You Are Standing On A Pivot (Or Swing) Bridge (about 300 feet away); Susquehanna River Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Under Attack (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
The Lafayette Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 17, 2017
2. The Lafayette Trail Marker
Lock House and Susquehanna River in background.
Rodger's House Tavern 1768 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2011
3. Rodger's House Tavern 1768
Building burned by British in 1813. George Washington stopped here in 1787 and 1795.
Havre de Grace Lighthouse built 1827. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2011
4. Havre de Grace Lighthouse built 1827.
The Decoy Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2011
5. The Decoy Museum
The Old Ordinary c.1800 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 22, 2011
6. The Old Ordinary c.1800
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 17, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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