Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Member of the
Board of Visitors and Governors
Honorary Degree Recipient 1789
A gift from the Class of 2000
in commemoration of the
George Washington's death
December 14, 1799
Erected 2000 by Washington College Class of 2000.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 14, 1799.
Location. 39° 13.07′ N, 76° 4.083′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on Washington Avenue (Maryland Route 213) 0.1 miles south of North College Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington College (about 700 feet away); The Kent County Free SchoolWar Along the Chesapeake (approx. half a mile away); William Beck Nicholson (approx. half a mile away); American Victory (approx. half a mile away); Chestertown, First Population Center of the United States (approx. half a mile away); Chestertown Vol. Fire Co., Inc. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.