Timeline

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White Horse Tavern

October 12, 1721

In 1721, James Thomas places an advertisement for a large stone house and a large stone barn.

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William Trenton Stays at Inn

July 21, 1750

William Trenton stays at Inn and writes a letter to Richard Peters.

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Tavern & 144 acres sold at public auction

May 12, 1764

Announced on April 21, 1764, sold on May 12th.

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Voting Poll to Declare Independence

July 8, 1776

The White Horse Tavern was used at the polling location for East Whiteland Township and Radnor to vote to declare independence.

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Thomas Jefferson Slept Here

September 3, 1776

General Smallwood lays at White Horse

September 16, 1777

Around the battle of the clouds, much of Washington’s army was camped around the Inn.  Gen Smallwood is cited as “lay at the White Horse”.

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