From 1724 known as King George’s Tavern. On its sign was painted King George’s portrait, supplanted, during the Revolution, by the portrait of George Washington. For many years the old hostelry was the meeting place for political rallies and used for Gubernatorial receptions.

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LOCATION: Southeast side of the Green, Dover.