Near Shallotte in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Washington’s Southern Tour
President Washington, on April 27, 1791, was a guest at the home of William Gause, Jr., which stood four miles north.
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-70.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, the George Washington Slept Here, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1791.
Location. 33° 57.267′ N, 78° 26.874′ W. Marker is near Shallotte, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) and Ocean Isles Beach Road, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shallotte NC 28470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shallotte (approx. 3.7 miles away); Honor America's Veterans (approx. 6 miles away); Boundary House (approx. First Post Road (approx. 9.2 miles away); South Carolina / North Carolina (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Boundary House (approx. 9½ miles away in South Carolina); Rev. George Whitefield (approx. 10.9 miles away in South Carolina); Rebecca Randall Bryan (approx. 10.9 miles away in South Carolina).
Also see . . . Washington’s Southern Tour. George Washington's Mount Vernon website entry (Submitted on April 25, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,384 times since then and 145 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.