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Near Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cummings Tavern

 
 
Cummings Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Cummings Tavern Marker
Inscription. Count de Rochambeauís heavy artillery and baggage train camped here September 9, 1781 before fording the Susquehanna at Bald Friar and proceeding to join the main army on the Philadelphia Road.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 39° 38.061′ N, 76° 4.575′ W. Marker is near Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Jacob Tome Memorial Highway (Maryland Route 276) and Theodore Road, on the right when traveling south on Jacob Tome Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Chapel-of-Ease (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. one mile away); Flight 605 (approx. 1.6 miles away); West Nottingham Academy (approx. 2.5 miles away); This Tablet is in Commemoration (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named West Nottingham Academy
Cummings Tavern image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Cummings Tavern
Building is still in use as an antique shop.
(approx. 2.5 miles away); John A. J. Creswell (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gerry House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,083 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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