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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Green Tree Inn

 
 
Green Tree Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, October 30, 2021
1. Green Tree Inn Marker
Inscription.  In 1753, Benjamin Franklin stayed at inn on this site while he, Richard Peters, and Isaac Norris treated with Indians. Hamilton and Knox, members of Washington's cabinet, lodged here in 1794.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 40° 12.041′ N, 77° 11.358′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34) and Liberty Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 S Hanover Street, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blaine House (a few steps from this marker); Col. Robert Magaw (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The McClintock Riot
Green Tree Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Green Tree Inn Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Pump (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Downtown Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Green Tree Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Green Tree Inn Marker
County courthouse in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,063 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 15, 2022