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Georgetown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Georgetown, Maryland

 
 
Georgetown, Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
1. Georgetown, Maryland Marker
Inscription. Erected by act of Assembly of Maryland, May 1736, on a tract called Tolchester. A base of Continental supplies, 1775 to 1783. Port of Entry and ferry landing. George Washington stopped here enroute to points north and south. • Burned by British May 6, 1813.
 
Erected 1932 by London Bridge Chapter D. A. R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 21.688′ N, 75° 52.818′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Route 213 and Queen Street, on the right when traveling south on State Route 213. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown MD 21930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mistress Kitty Knight (within shouting distance of this marker); Daring to Resist (within shouting distance of this marker); A Heavy Price (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sassafras River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Duffy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Downs’ Cross Roads
Kitty Knight House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
2. Kitty Knight House
Popular restaurant at Sassafras River in Georgetown, now closed. This building probably was here in Washington's time.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 2 miles away); Founded on Friendship (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,009 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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