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Near Heath Springs in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Ingram Home

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. James Ingram House Marker
Inscription.  While on his Southern tour, President George Washington spent the night of May 26, 1791, at the James Ingram house, near here. According to Washington's diary, he left Ingram's at four o'clock the next morning and continued his journey northward, traveling eighteen miles before breakfast. Sherman's Army is said to have destroyed the house in 1865.
 
Erected 1970 by Waxhaw Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is May 26, 2005.
 
Location. 34° 33.972′ N, 80° 40.356′ W. Marker is near Heath Springs, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Flat Rock Road and Hanging Rock Road, on the left when traveling south on Flat Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heath Springs SC 29058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
2. James Ingram Home Marker
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markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Hanging Rock (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims (approx. 2˝ miles away); Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock (approx. 3˝ miles away); Stoneboro (approx. 4.1 miles away); Kershaw (approx. 4.9 miles away); Welsh's Station / Kershaw Depot (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heath Springs.
 
Additional keywords. Washington's Southern Tour
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,733 times since then and 172 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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