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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.
In this building
George Washington
was entertained
April 25, 1791.
Here also Henry Clay
was a guest April 9, 1844.
New Hanover Historical Commission
A.J. Howell E.S. Martin
James Sprunt W.A. McGirt

 
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 14.046′ N, 77° 56.91′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of South Front Street and Dock Street, on the right when traveling north on South Front Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Benjamin Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Beery's Shipyard (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Tryon (about 500 feet away); William E. Worth House (about 700 feet away); Fanning House (about 700 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour (about 700 feet away); James Gibbons (about 700 feet away); Henry Bacon (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  Distinguished Wilmington Visitors.
S Front St & Dock St (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. S Front St & Dock St (facing west)
Cape Fear Historical Institute (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesPatriots & Patriotism
 
S Front St & Dock St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. S Front St & Dock St (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 556 times since then. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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