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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morrow Tavern

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Morrow Tavern Marker
Inscription. A two-story stone house occupied as a tavern by William Morrow stood on this site. George Washington, with staff, lodged here, Oct. 12, 1794, when traveling west to review troops assembled at Bedford to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Whiskey Rebellion marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.207′ N, 77° 39.692′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 S. Main Street, Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Conference (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burning of Chambersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764
Morrow Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 5, 2009
2. Morrow Tavern Marker
Photo taken looking north on S. Main Street toward the town square where numerous historical markers are located.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Washington's Proclamation of the Whiskey Rebellion. (Submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,305 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.
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