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

Worrell’s Tavern

 
 
Worrell's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
1. Worrell's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Site of the tavern where George Washington dined and lodged on his return from Philadelphia, March 23, 1791, while he was President of the United States of America.

Originally erected 1932 by Chester Lodge 115 A. F. & A. M.

 
Erected 1954 by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 23, 1707.
 
Location. 39° 12.438′ N, 76° 3.954′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Queen Street and Cannon Street, on the right when traveling east on Queen Street. 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. Charles Sumner Post, G.A.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Sumner Post #25, G.A.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); Kent County News (about 300 feet away,
Site of Worrell's Tavern image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 18, 2007
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measured in a direct line); Chestertown Vol. Fire Co. (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Kent County News (about 400 feet away); Chestertown Historic District (about 600 feet away); American Revolution Memorial (about 600 feet away); War of 1812 Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
 
Worrell's Tavern image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust (Historic Sites Survey), circa 1900
3. Worrell's Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 30, 2022