Visit of General George Washington
This oak tree was planted in honor of the visit of General George Washington to Charlotte, N.C., May 1791 by the North Carolina D.A.R., 1925.
This tablet was placed in honor of the bi-centennial birth of George Washington by the five D.A.R. Chapters, Charlotte, N.C. 1932.
Erected 1932 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1791.
Location. 35° 13.767′ N, 80° 50.599′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It is in Charlotte center city. Marker can be reached from West 5th Street just west of North Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 W Trade St, Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Carolinians (a few steps from this marker); The Eighteenth Century Piedmont (a few steps
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.