Witmer's Tavern

Witmer's Tavern (HM570)

Location: Lancaster, PA 17602 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.414', W 76° 14.488'

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One of the best surviving structures of its type. Original east end built about 1725 by Benjamin Witmer, agent for the London Land Company. Passed on to his son, tavern-keeper John Witmer. Enlarged by Henry Witmer, 1773. Family was prominent in many early enterprises, including the Philadelphia-Lancaster Turnpike (1792), bridge over the Conestoga (1800), and first Columbia-Wrightsville bridge (1812).
HM NumberHM570
Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 394089 N 4432960
Decimal Degrees40.04023333, -76.24146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.414', W 76° 14.488'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 24.84" N, 76° 14' 29.28" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2016-2024 PA-340, Lancaster PA 17602, US
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