Turk's Head Tavern

Turk's Head Tavern (HMXBP)

Location: West Chester, PA 19382 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.596', W 75° 36.244'

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1769 - 1964

This Bank occupies the site on which John Hoopes erected the Turk's Head Tavern in 1769. Much of West Chester's early history is associated with The Turk's Head. For nearly 200 years, as tavern and hotel, it was an important center for military, political, and social discussions. Stock of Chester County Banks was often sold at public auction from the hotel porch.
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HM NumberHMXBP
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Year Placed1965
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 448406 N 4423484
Decimal Degrees39.95993333, -75.60406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.596', W 75° 36.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 35.76" N, 75° 36' 14.64" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-17 PA-3, West Chester PA 19382, US
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