The General Washington Inn

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01088
Title: The General Washington Inn
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Printed postcard of the historic inn located in Downingtown, Chester County. Built in 1761, the General Washington Inn was variously known as the "King of Arms" and "King George" prior to the Revolutionary War. In 1796 it became the first Post Office in Chester County. A silhouette of a coach-and-four is illustrated in the upper left corner.

Creation Year: 1947
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: MacNeill, Henry T. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler