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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Southern States Tour

 
 
Washington’s Southern States Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
1. Washington’s Southern States Tour Marker
Inscription.  
In
patriotic commemoration
of the visit
of
George Washington
on his
tour of the
Southern states
1791

Marked by the North Carolina
Daughters of the American Revolution
1925

 
Erected 1925 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 7.932′ N, 79° 50.756′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Old Battlefield Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is along a walking trail in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gillies (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington & Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Martha McFarlane McGee-Bell (within shouting
Greensboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
2. Greensboro Marker
distance of this marker); Nathaniel Macon (within shouting distance of this marker); A Heroine of ‘76 (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Jethro Sumner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monument Row (about 300 feet away); Brig. Gen. Edward Stevens (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Washington’s Southern States Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Washington’s Southern States Tour Marker
Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Marker in Guilford Courthouse NMP
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
5. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Marker is along a walking trail in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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