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Gatewood in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Washington's Southern Tour

 
 
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Caswell County Historical Association
1. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
Inscription.  George Washington's last overnight stop in N.C., June 3, 1791, was at the home of Dudley Gatewood, which stood 1 mi. N.E.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-110.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. 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 June 3, 1791.
 
Location. 36° 31.836′ N, 79° 23.925′ W. Marker is in Gatewood, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on North Carolina Highway 86 North (State Highway 86) 0.1 miles south of Walters Mill Road (County Route 1503), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence NC 27315, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schoolfield (approx. 3 miles away in Virginia); Danville Confederate Soldier's Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away in Virginia); United States National Military Cemetery - Danville
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(approx. 3.3 miles away in Virginia); Danville Cemeteries (approx. 3.3 miles away in Virginia); Averett University (approx. 3.3 miles away in Virginia); World War I Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away in Virginia); Frederick Delius (approx. 3.4 miles away in Virginia); The A.J. Montague House (approx. 3.4 miles away in Virginia).
 
Additional keywords. Caswell County, Yanceyville, Caswell County Historical Association,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then and 39 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022