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Near White Hall in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Black Horse Tavern

 
 
Black Horse Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 27, 2007
1. Black Horse Tavern Marker
Inscription.  George Washington stayed here the night of June 5, 1773 on his way back to Mt. Vernon from Columbia College, New York, where he had left his step-son Jackie Custis.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1911.
 
Location. 39° 37.455′ N, 76° 33.085′ W. Marker is near White Hall, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Norrisville Road (Maryland Route 23) and Troyer Road, on the left on Norrisville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Norrisville Road, White Hall MD 21161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ladew Topiary Gardens and Pleasant Valley House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Harford County Sheriff's Office (approx. 4 miles away); 509 Electrical Light Display Block Signal (approx. 4.1 miles
Marker, probably in the 1930s image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey)
2. Marker, probably in the 1930s
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away); White Hall (approx. 4.2 miles away); Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. James’s (approx. 4˝ miles away); My Lady's Manor (approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named My Lady’s Manor (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Hall.
 
Black Horse Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 27, 2007
3. Black Horse Tavern
Building is still in use as an apartment house or private residence. It is overgrown and difficult to photograph.
Black Horse Tavern, probably in the 1930s image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey)
4. Black Horse Tavern, probably in the 1930s
Black Horse Tavern sign, probably in the 1930s image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey)
5. Black Horse Tavern sign, probably in the 1930s
Black Horse Tavern sign, probably in the 1930s image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey)
6. Black Horse Tavern sign, probably in the 1930s
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,875 times since then and 244 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on June 27, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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