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Batesburg-Leesville in Lexington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lee's Tavern Site

 
 
Lee's Tavern Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
1. Lee's Tavern Site Marker
Inscription.
Mills's Atlas of 1825 shows this site on the Augusta-Columbia road as the location of John W. Lee's Stage Tavern. According to local tradition, this vicinity was the probably site of President George Washington's breakfast stop on May 22, 1791. The Town of Leesville derives its name from the family of John W. Lee, who were early settlers of this area.
 
Erected 1970 by Lexington County Historical Society. (Marker Number 32-9.)
 
Location. 33° 54.65′ N, 81° 31.65′ W. Marker is in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Columbia Avenue and Trackside Court (U.S. 1) on East Columbia Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 East Columbia Avenue, Leesville SC 29070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartley House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pinarea / Quattlebaum Sawmill, Flour Mill, and Rifle Factory (approx. 6.1 miles away); Jacob Odom House (approx. 6.6 miles away); Delmar School (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different
Lee's Tavern Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 13, 2010
2. Lee's Tavern Site Marker
marker also named Delmar School (approx. 7.6 miles away); Revolutionary Skirmish Near Juniper Springs (approx. 7.7 miles away); Lewie Chapel (Old Gilbert Methodist Church) / The Lewie Family (approx. 8 miles away); Alexander Hamilton Stevens (approx. 8.1 miles away); Ridge Spring Cemetery / W.H. Scarborough (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Batesburg-Leesville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. Official website of Batesburg-Leesville, SC. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Leesville, South Carolina. Batesburg-Leesville is a town in Lexington and Saluda counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Lee's Tavern Site Marker, looking west along Colunbia Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 13, 2010
3. Lee's Tavern Site Marker, looking west along Colunbia Avenue
Lee's Tavern Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
4. Lee's Tavern Site Marker
Lee's Tavern Site Marker -<br>Looking West Along East Columbia Avenue (US 1) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
5. Lee's Tavern Site Marker -
Looking West Along East Columbia Avenue (US 1)
Lee's Tavern Site Marker, looking east along Columbia Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 13, 2010
6. Lee's Tavern Site Marker, looking east along Columbia Avenue
Lee's Tavern Site -<br>Mills Atlas of 1825 image. Click for full size.
By Mill's Atlas of 1825, 1825
7. Lee's Tavern Site -
Mills Atlas of 1825
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,281 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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