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Butler Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Russellís Tavern

 
 
Russellís Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
1. Russellís Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
- This is the original building -
George Washington
spent the night here Oct. 24, 1794.

 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Gettysburg Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 39° 53.492′ N, 77° 15.126′ W. Marker is in Butler Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Goldenville Road and Russell Tavern Road, on the right when traveling west on Goldenville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Russell Tavern Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, 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. Russell Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); October 24, 1794 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.1 miles
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By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. Russellís Tavern Marker
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away); Biglerville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); POW and MIA Memorial (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butler Township.
 
Russellís Tavern and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. Russellís Tavern and Marker
President George Washington stayed in this building in 1794 while he was dealing with the Whiskey Rebellion.
Russellís Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Russellís Tavern
Second Russellís Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
5. Second Russellís Tavern Marker
This second marker is on the front of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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