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Westport in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Disbrow Tavern

Jennings Trail

 
 
Disbrow Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2010
1. Disbrow Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
Jennings Trail
Disbrow Tavern
Here stood the inn where
General Washington stopped
for refreshment June 28, 1775
The church was built in 1862.
Architect – P. L. Moulnier
Westport Historical Society
Westport Young Women's League

 
Erected by Westport Historical Society, Westport Young Women's League.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1775.
 
Location. 41° 8.554′ N, 73° 21.53′ W. Marker is in Westport, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Church Lane, on the left when traveling north on Myrtle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westport CT 06880, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 22½ Main Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Town of Westport, Connecticut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wheeler House
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Godillot Carriage House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesup-Godillot House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesup Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Post Road Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westport World War I Monument (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westport.
 
Disbrow Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2010
2. Disbrow Tavern Marker
Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 1862 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2010
3. Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 1862
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,326 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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