Downs' Cross Roads

Downs' Cross Roads (HM1EE)

Location: Galena, MD 21635 Kent County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 20.44', W 75° 52.73'

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Galena, Maryland

On this site stood the tavern erected by William Downs in 1763. Burned in 1893, George Washington stopped here in 1774 en route to and from the first Continental Congress. He traveled this road on his eight visits to Kent County.
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HM NumberHM1EE
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Year Placed1932
Placed ByKent Lodge instituted 1851 Massey Lodge 157 instituted 1914 Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:20pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 424265 N 4354950
Decimal Degrees39.34066667, -75.87883333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.44', W 75° 52.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 26.40" N, 75° 52' 43.80" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 165-199 W Cross St, Galena MD 21635, US
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