“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Black Horse Inn

Black Horse Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C., January 23, 2010
1. Black Horse Inn Marker
Inscription. In 1783 the Black Horse Inn stood on this site and the Bull's Head Tavern adjoined it. Here General George Washington began his triumphal march into the city upon its evacuation by the British November 25, 1783. The Citizens Savings Bank, organized in 1860 has occupied this site since 1862 and this building was erected 1924.
Erected 1924.
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 40° 42.97′ N, 73° 59.78′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Canal Street and Bowery, on the right when traveling west on Canal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Eldridge Street Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bowery Savings Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Americans of Chinese Ancestry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kimlau Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lin Ze Xu (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edison Underground Central Station System
Black Horse Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Black Horse Inn Marker
Marker is located on the left corner of the building.
(approx. ¼ mile away); The First Jewish Cemetery in the United States (approx. ¼ mile away); First Shearith Israel Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington: President & Beer Lover. "On the day when New York was finally evacuated in 1783, General Washington had stopped at the old Bull's Head Tavern (located on the street which later became the Bowery) for a draught of ale. His headquarters when he was in New York City had been at the inn kept by Samuel Fraunces..." (Submitted on January 28, 2010.) 

2. Bull's Head Tavern: treating you like cattle since 1755. Site includes a picture of the Bull's Head Tavern. (Submitted on January 28, 2010.) 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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