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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Byrd Tavern

 
 
Historic Byrd Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
1. Historic Byrd Tavern Marker
Inscription. On this spot stood the historic Byrd Tavern, a famous hostelry in stage coach days.
 
Erected by Samuel Chase Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 21.949′ N, 75° 36.028′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Division Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Division Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the courthouse fronting Division Street, about 100 feet north of its intersection with Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wye Oak Seedling (a few steps from this marker); The General Humphreys Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Salisbury Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wicomico Presbyterian Church
Historic Byrd Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
2. Historic Byrd Tavern Marker
(about 700 feet away); Newtown Historic District (about 700 feet away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .  Salisbury’s Slave Pens. Linda Duyer, December 2, 2013, Delmarva African American History. Discusses the Byrd Tavern's role as a slave pen in antebellum Salisbury. (Submitted on February 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Historic Byrd Tavern Marker in front of the Salisbury Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
3. Historic Byrd Tavern Marker in front of the Salisbury Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,436 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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