Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, PA

place and tavern

Closed aged c. 88

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Tun Tavern. Near here stood Tun Tavern, 1693-1781, which is regarded as the traditional birthplace of the United States Marine Corps, authorized by a resolution of the Continental Congress, November 10, 1775. SEMPER FIDELIS

Front St., between Chestnut & Walnut, Philadelphia, PA, United States where it sited