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Early Tavern  
Dedicated: Thursday, September 14, 1972
County: Montgomery
Marker Type: Roadside
Categories: Business & Industry, George Washington, Inns & Taverns, William Penn
GPS Coordinates: LNG: -75.25316, LAT: 40.00897

Location: General Wayne Inn, 625 Montgomery Ave., Narberth

Marker Text: Opened in 1704, this tavern was known in Colonial times as the William Penn Inn, the Tunis Ordinary and Streeper's Tavern. Familiar to Franklin and Washington, the inn was renamed, shortly after the Revolution, in honor of Gen. Wayne, who had lodged here.
Merion Friends Meeting  
Dedicated: Friday, September 15, 1967
County: Montgomery
Marker Type: City
Categories: Buildings & Architecture, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion, William Penn
GPS Coordinates: LNG: -75.25418, LAT: 40.00931

Location: 651 Montgomery Ave. at Meetinghouse Ln., Narberth

Marker Text: Continuously used since its erection in 1695 by Quakers, this Meeting House is thought to have been visited by William Penn. Welsh carpenters are believed responsible for its highly unusual cruciform architecture.
Village of La Mott  
Dedicated: June, 1973
County: Montgomery
Marker Type: Roadside
Categories: African American, Cities & Towns, Civil War, Military, William Penn
GPS Coordinates: LNG: -75.14059, LAT: 40.06433

Location: W Cheltenham Ave. (PA 309) & School Lane, NW of PA 611, at church, LaMott

Marker Text: Originally called Camptown, this village was laid out at the close of the Civil War on the site of former Camp William Penn. The camp was a training station for Negro troops enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1863 to 1865.
Wall House (The Ivy)  
Dedicated: Sunday, November 21, 1982
County: Montgomery
Marker Type: Roadside
Categories: Houses & Homesteads, Religion, William Penn
GPS Coordinates: LNG: -75.12817, LAT: 40.07819

Location: S end of Wall Park Dr., just off Church Rd. (SR2023), Elkins Park

Marker Text: Original section, dated from 1682, was built by Richard Wall on land granted by William Penn. An early meeting place of the Society of Friends, 1683-1702. Additions were built about 1725 and 1805. Sarah Wall married George Shoemaker, 1694, and their descendants lived here to 1847. Purchased from the Bosler family, 1932, by Cheltenham Township.


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