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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Washington's Southern Tour

 
 
Washington Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Washington Southern Tour Marker
Inscription.  
President Washington
was a visitor in the
town of Salisbury,
May 30 – 31, 1791.

 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L 64.)
 
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 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1952.
 
Location. 35° 40.107′ N, 80° 28.124′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street and W Council Street, on the left when traveling north on N Main Street. Marker is located in front of the Rowan County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (a few steps from this marker); Rowan County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (a few steps from this marker); Rowan County World War I Memorial
Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Salisbury Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Old English Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoneman’s Raid (about 700 feet away); Salisbury Confederate Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Marker on N Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Marker on N Main Street
Several markers are found in this vicinity. The Washington Southern Tour marker is seen here in the foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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