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Harwood in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rawlings’ Tavern

 
 
Rawlings' Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
1. Rawlings' Tavern Marker
Inscription. Jonathan Rawlings given a license to keep an “ordinary” (tavern) in 1771.

George Washington dined here September 26, 1773, on his way to the Annapolis races.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 38° 51.933′ N, 76° 37.187′ W. Marker is in Harwood, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Solomons Island Road (Maryland Route 2) and Harwood Road, on the left when traveling south on Solomons Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harwood MD 20776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Penn (approx. 0.9 miles away); “Larkins Hills” (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named William Penn (approx. 1.9 miles away); Overlooking West River (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Quaker Burying Ground (approx. 3.5 miles away); Site of First Quaker Regional Gathering (approx. 3.6 miles away); All Hallows Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin Welch Owens (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harwood.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Rawlings’ Tavern Marker seen at the intersection State Road 2 and Harwood Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2010
2. Rawlings’ Tavern Marker seen at the intersection State Road 2 and Harwood Road
Rawlings’ Tavern, ca 1940 image. Click for full size.
Delos H. Smith, Historic American Buildings Survey, July 1940
3. Rawlings’ Tavern, ca 1940
Rawlings’ Tavern, ca 1940 image. Click for full size.
Delos H. Smith, Historic American Buildings Survey, July 1940
4. Rawlings’ Tavern, ca 1940
Butler's (earlier Rawlings') Tavern after a 1968 fire image. Click for more information.
By Doris Phibbons, March 1968
5. Butler's (earlier Rawlings') Tavern after a 1968 fire
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,299 times since then and 332 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 30, 2008, by Tabitha Preast of Hanover, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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