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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Black Horse Tavern

 
 
The Black Horse Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
1. The Black Horse Tavern Marker
Inscription. At the time of the battle of Gettysburg this was the name of the tavern kept in this stone house which was built in 1813 and in a large log house much of older date then adjoining.
 
Location. 39° 49.119′ N, 77° 17.025′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfield Road (State Highway 116) and Black Horse Tavern Road, on the right when traveling west on Fairfield Road. Touch for map. Located in front of the historic Black Horse Tavern. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Bream Black Horse Tavern (here, next to this marker); McLaws's and Pickett's Divisions (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Butt Farm & Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Christian Byers Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sachs Covered Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); "...the most historic covered bridge in Pennyslvania..." (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Sach's Covered Bridge (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Black Horse Tavern.
McLaws's and Pickett's Divisions Tablet and Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. McLaws's and Pickett's Divisions Tablet and Tavern Marker
Pennsylvania Architecture and Archeology page for Black Horse Tavern. Includes link to National Register documentation. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Black Horse Tavern Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
3. The Black Horse Tavern Building
Barn Beside the Tavern Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
4. Barn Beside the Tavern Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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