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Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  
Original benefactor 1782
Member, Visitors and
Governors, 1784–1789

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
 
Location. 39° 13.019′ N, 76° 4.061′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue (Maryland Route 213) north of Campus Avenue. Marker is on the campus of Washington College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington College (about 400 feet away); The Uptown Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Kent County Free School (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Along the Chesapeake (approx. half a mile away); William Beck Nicholson (approx. half a mile away);
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American Victory (approx. half a mile away); History Tour of the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Co., Inc. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Inscription on ground in front of the statue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
2. Inscription on ground in front of the statue.
Dedicated October 20, 1957, one hundred seventy fifth anniversary, Washington College. A benefaction of Mr. & Mrs. W. R. McAlpin.
George Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
3. George Washington Statue
George Washington (1732–1799) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
4. George Washington (1732–1799)
1947 Bronze by Lee Oskar Lawrie (1877–1963) is 7 feet high on a 3 foot high base was dedicated in 1957, the 175th anniversary of the school.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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