New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Washington's Southern Tour
Erected 1970 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number C-19.)
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 20, 1791.
Location. 35° 6.421′ N, 77° 2.689′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Pollock Street and Eden Street, on the right when traveling west on Pollock Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jones House (a few steps from this marker); John Wright Stanly House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John Wright Stanly House (within shouting distance of this marker); Tryon Palace (about 500 feet away, James Walker Hood (about 600 feet away); Attmore-Oliver House (about 700 feet away); George H. White (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Bern Academy (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
Also see . . . "Washington's Southern Tour, 1791" by Archibald Henderson, 1877-1963. Internet Archive book copy (Submitted on March 3, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.