Rodgers Tavern - Perryville, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 33.428 W 076° 04.685
18S E 407382 N 4379160
Quick Description: A tavern that was frequently visited by George Washington en route to Philadelphia and Washington. It was here that John Rodgers was born who is credited with being the founder of the United States Navy.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2021 5:37:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM14TA0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "Rodgers Tavern, also known as Stevenson's Tavern, is a historic hotel located at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, United States. It is a mid-18th-century, two-story stone structure with a basement. All rooms have corner fireplaces. It was frequently visited by George Washington between the years 1755 and 1798, when it was owned and operated as an inn and tavern by Colonel John Rodgers (1728–1791). He was the father of John Rodgers (1772–1838), U.S. naval officer. During the 1880s the house was divided into two halves, east and west.

Rodgers Tavern was listed on the National Register of Historic Places during 1972."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1750

Architectural Period/Style: Colonial

Architect (if known): Colonel John Rodgers (1728–1791)

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
George Washington Visited it often Birthplace of John Rodgers, who created the US Navy

Listed Building Status (if applicable): NRHP

Main Material of Construction: Stone

Private/Public Access: Museum

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Related Website: [Web Link]


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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