Waynesboro in Burke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
To Honor George Washington
Who Lodged Here May 17-18, 1791.
The game is yet in our own hands; to play it well is all we have to do – nothing but harmony, honesty, industry and frugality are necessary to make us a great and happy people.
Erected 1932 by Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution, Edmund Burke Chapter and Citizens of Burke County.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists.
Location. 33° 5.364′ N, 82° 0.932′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Georgia, in Burke County. Marker is on South Liberty Street (U.S. 25) 0 miles south of West 6th Street (Georgia Route 80), on the right when traveling south. The markers stands at the curb in front of a convenience store. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 South LIberty Street, Waynesboro GA 30830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The J.D. Roberts Home (within shouting distance of this Waynesborough (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington’s Southern Tour (about 300 feet away); Burke County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Lost Burke County Men S.S. Otranto (about 400 feet away); Burke County (about 400 feet away); Burke County's 8 Governors (about 400 feet away); Shell Bluff (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.