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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Tour of the Southern States

 
 
Washington’s Tour of the Southern States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Washington’s Tour of the Southern States Marker
Inscription.
In
Patriotic Commemoration
of the visit
of
George Washington
on his
tour of the
Southern States
1791

 
Erected 1925 by North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 40.11′ N, 80° 28.13′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 29) and W Council Street, on the left when traveling north on N Main Street. Click for map. Marker is on the front of the Rowan County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rowan County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); Washington Southern Tour (a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (a few steps from this marker); Rowan County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old English Cemetery
Marker in Salisbury image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Marker in Salisbury
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salisbury Confederate Memorial (about 600 feet away); Stoneman’s Raid (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
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Marker at the Rowan County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Marker at the Rowan County Courthouse
Several markers are located at this site. The Tour of the Southern States marker can be seen in this photo on the front of the building.
Rowan County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Rowan County Courthouse
The marker is located on the front of this building. The leftmost pillar blocks it from view in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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