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West Manchester Township in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions

 
 
George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
1. George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions Marker
Inscription.  
In 1751 en route to the land office in Philadelphia

In 1773 on his return from New York where he had taken his step-son Jack Custis to Kings College, now Columbia University.

On July 2, 1791 while president and on a tour of the United States.

On September 30, 1794 upon his return from reviewing the troops at Bedford during the Whiskey Insurrection.

In March, 1797 following his retirement from the Presidency.
 
Erected 1932 by The York County Agricultural Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists.
 
Location. 39° 57.516′ N, 76° 45.114′ W. Marker is in West Manchester Township, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 74) and Rockdale Avenue
George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 11, 2020
2. George Washington Visited York, Pennsylvania on Five Different Occasions Marker
, on the right when traveling east on Carlisle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Carlisle Ave, York PA 17404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Mack (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1917 - 1919 (approx. 0.3 miles away); York Inter-State Fair (approx. 0.3 miles away); Korea and Vietnam Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Manchester Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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