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Globe Inn

 
 
Globe Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
1. Globe Inn Marker
Inscription.  Stood on this site. It was opened in 1798 by David Morris. Among the noted guests during the National Road era were five presidents of the United States. Lafayette was entertained here on May 25, 1825.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1788.
 
Location. 40° 10.1′ N, 80° 14.683′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 18), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bradford House (here, next to this marker); The Whiskey Rebellion (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Acheson (within shouting distance of this marker); "Declaration & Address"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); LeMoyne House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients of Washington County PA (about 500 feet away); Veterans' Walkway (about 600 feet away); Molycorp, Inc. - World War Two Honor Roll (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Globe Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
2. Globe Inn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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