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Tarboro in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Washington's Southern Tour

 
 
Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
Inscription.  President Washington spent the night, April 18, 1791, in the town of Tarboro.
 
Erected 1939 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number E-24.)
 
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 April 18, 1880.
 
Location. 35° 54.003′ N, 77° 32.19′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 64), on the right when traveling south. Located in the town common. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Common (a few steps from this marker); Occupation of Tarboro (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edgecombe County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet
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away); God and Country (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Edgecombe County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Edgecombe County Supreme Sacrifice Memorial (about 600 feet away); General Henry Hugh Shelton (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
 
Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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