Deer Park Tavern

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The Deer Park Tavern is located on the former site of the St. Patrick’s Inn, which burned down. George Washington and Edgar Allan Poe both are said to have stayed at St. Patrick’s Inn. According to legend, Poe cursed the inn after slipping in the mud on the grounds. Ghostly occurrences reported here include unexplained noises and doors that open and close by themselves.

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Geographic Information

Address:
108 West Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
United States

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GPS:
39.68331, -75.755919
County:
New Castle County, Delaware
Nearest Towns:
Newark, DE (0.3 mi.)
Brookside, DE (1.9 mi.)
Pike Creek, DE (4.3 mi.)
Pike Creek Valley, DE (4.8 mi.)
Glasgow, DE (5.5 mi.)
North Star, DE (5.7 mi.)
Bear, DE (6.4 mi.)
Elkton, MD (6.7 mi.)
Hockessin, DE (7.9 mi.)
Newport, DE (8.1 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.deerparktavern.com

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