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Perryville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Post Road - Lower Susquehanna Ferry - Rodgers' Tavern

 
 
Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 29, 2006
1. Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker
Inscription.  
Old Post Road
Established 1666
Lower Susquehanna Ferry
established 1695
Rodgers’ Tavern
where
George Washington
frequently stopped
between
1781–1798

 
Erected 1932 by The Captain Jeremiah Baker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Perryville - Cecil County - Maryland.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.419′ N, 76° 4.697′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Broad Street 0.1 miles east of River Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville MD 21903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rodgers Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Perryville (within shouting distance of this marker); Revered Son (within shouting distance of this marker); Count de Rochambeau’s Troops (about 300 feet away, measured in
Historic Rogers Tavern Sign image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, April 27, 2013
2. Historic Rogers Tavern Sign
a direct line); Flag Pole Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Under Attack (approx. ¾ mile away); Susquehanna Lower Ferry (approx. ¾ mile away); American Legion Post No. 47 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Rodgers Tavern. (Submitted on July 3, 2007.)
2. Rodgers Tavern (Stevenson's Tavern),. CE-129 , Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels
 
George Washington Travelled This Road image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, April 27, 2003
3. George Washington Travelled This Road
Old Post Road: Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
4. Old Post Road: Lower Susquehanna Ferry Marker
at Rodgers Tavern
Rodgers' Tavern image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 29, 2006
5. Rodgers' Tavern
1732 - 1932 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
6. 1732 - 1932
1732 was the year of George Washington's birth; 1932, his bi-centennial year saw a rising interest in commemoration of all things related to Washington, especially by patriotic women's groups like the DAR.
George Washington Traveling the Old Post Road image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 8, 2013
7. George Washington Traveling the Old Post Road
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,597 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on June 30, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on October 9, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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