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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  
During his visit to Savannah May 12-15 1791
was a guest at the Inn which stood
on the northwest corner of
Barnard and State Streets.

This tablet is placed
in commemoration of the
bi-centenary of his birth by the
Daughters of the American Revolution
in Savannah • • 1932

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), 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 12, 1703.
 
Location. 32° 4.736′ N, 81° 5.673′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of W State Street and Barnard Street, on the right when traveling west on W State Street. Marker is on the First Chatam Bank, across from Telfair Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Barnard Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telfair Family Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences (within
George Washington DAR Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. George Washington DAR Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Telfair Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Tondee's Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wesley (about 500 feet away); Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (about 600 feet away); The First Act of Alcohol Prohibition in America (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Marker in Savannah image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
3. Marker in Savannah
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jul. 1, 2022