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Washington's Southern Tour

 
 
Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
1. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
Inscription. President Washington spent night of May 31, 1791, at the tavern in Salem. 1/2 mile north
 
Erected 2007 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-97.)
 
Location. 36° 4.95′ N, 80° 14.47′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Salem Ave. and Old Salem Ave, and South Main St., on the right when traveling west on Salem Ave.. Click for map. on the Strollway surrounding the traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem Academy and College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Happy Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Official 4th of July Celebration in the United States (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolina School of the Arts (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Salem Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Salem Concert Hall (approx. half a mile away); The Mickey Coffee Pot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Salem Cotton Manufacturing Company and Arista Cotton Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on February 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
2. Washington's Southern Tour Marker

 
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Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
3. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
4. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
Salem Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
5. Salem Tavern
Salem Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
6. Salem Tavern
Salem Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
7. Salem Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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