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Waterloo in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Spurrier's Tavern

stood on this Site

Spurrier's Tavern Stood on this Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, October 29, 2007
1. Spurrier's Tavern Stood on this Site Marker
George Washington
stopped here at least twenty five times between 1789 and 1798. On July 18, 1795, his diary says:
"Dined and lodged at Spurrier's where my sick horse died."

Erected by State Roads Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommercePatriots & Patriotism. 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 month for this entry is July 1771.
Location. 39° 10.349′ N, 76° 47.155′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Waterloo Road (Maryland Route 175) 0.1 miles west of Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jessup MD 20794, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity on the Pike (approx. one mile away); Trinity White Oak
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(approx. one mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Patuxent Branch of the B&O Railroad (approx. 3 miles away); The Granite Quarries (approx. 3 miles away); The Pratt Through-Truss Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); The Little Patuxent River (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,186 times since then and 159 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 30, 2023