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Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.
1732 - 1932
Stopped at an inn located on this site when passing through Hanover during his presidency. In commemoration of which event this tablet has been erected and dedicated by the Bicentennial Committee of Hanover Pennsylvania in Honour of his birth.
Our First President

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.034′ N, 76° 59.019′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Carlisle St. on Broadway. Touch for map. Plaque is on the side of a building on the NW corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kilpatrick Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); General George Armstrong Custer (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Hanover (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 22, 2009
2. George Washington Marker
View looking Northwest. Plaque on the wall in the left center of the picture. Carlisle St. is to the right of the building.
distance of this marker); Major General George Armstrong Custer (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Hanover (within shouting distance of this marker); The Square is Now Recaptured (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Also see . . .
1. Square Commercial Center. The plaque is on the facade of the Square Commercial Square Building that was formerly the Bon Ton Department Store. (Submitted on September 23, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.) 

2. George Washington at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,077 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
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