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Near Van Wyck in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Major Crawford's Home

 
 
Major Crawford's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. Major Crawford's Home Marker
Inscription. Near this site was the home of Major Robert Crawford, where President George Washington spent his last night in South Carolina on his Southern tour, May 27, 1791. Here Washington was met by a delegation of the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation, who set forth their apprehensions that attempts would be made to deprive them of their land.
 
Erected 1970 by Waxhaw Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 34° 50.118′ N, 80° 48.798′ W. Marker is near Van Wyck, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Rock Hill Highway (State Highway 5) 0.1 miles west of Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Van Wyck SC 29744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Boy of the Waxhaws (approx. half a mile away); Jackson Comes Home (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum
Major Crawford's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
2. Major Crawford's Home Marker
(approx. half a mile away); School Days in the Waxhaws (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Van Wyck.
 
Also see . . .  Other historical markers along Washington's SouthernTour. (Submitted on November 3, 2009.)
 
Additional keywords. Washington's Southern Tour
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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