Woodsboro in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the Slagle Inn
"At the Sign of the White Charger"
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Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists.
Location. 39° 32.257′ N, 77° 18.891′ W. Marker is in Woodsboro, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Old Creagerstown Road just west of North Main Street (Woodsboro Pike), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the small triangular memorial park between Old Creagerstown Road and Woodsboro Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodsboro MD 21798, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Joseph Wood (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Horse Raid of 1862 (approx. half a mile away); The Union Advance to Gettysburg (approx. half a mile away); George Washington (approx. 2.1 miles away); George Poe (approx. 3.2 miles away); Israel's Creek In Remembrance (approx. 3.3 miles away); Heritage Farm Park Lime Kiln (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodsboro.
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Also see . . . A short History of Woodsboro.
President George Washington passed through as he traveled the road that became Md. 194 from Virginia to Lancaster and Philadelphia. Yes, "Washington slept here" at least twice, once in Slagle's Inn at the Sign of White Charger where Md. 194 now meets Md. 550. Washington also stayed at Cookerly's Tavern on Md. 194 near New Midway.(Submitted on May 9, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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