Farmdale in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Washington Slept Here
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 43.232′ N, 81° 29.602′ W. Marker is in Farmdale, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is on Newington Highway (State Highway 24), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Between Williams Store Road and Old Robin Road. Marker is in this post office area: Sylvania GA 30467, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wesleyanna Memorial Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Middle Ground Baptist Church Battle of Brier Creek - Mar. 3, 1779 (approx. 6.3 miles away); General Samuel Elbert (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lawtonville Church (approx. 8 miles away in South Carolina); North Newington Baptist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); Screven County (approx. 8.6 miles away); Sylvania (approx. 8.6 miles away).
More about this marker. Note that the direction (north, south, east or west) was struck from the inscription on line four.
Also see . . .
1. Screven - Family History & Genealogy Message Board. Stephen Calfrey Pearce,Sr.( Ancestry.com ) (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Munson, Underwood, Horn, Fairfield and Allied Families Joshua Pearce. Stephen Calfrey Pearce was the third and youngest son of old Joshua. Both he and Joshua Jr., the second son, were old enough in 1791 to be the proprietor of an inn, but because the location was the Joshua Pearce homestead, because the elder Joshua was then a man in his fifties who lived nineteen more years, and was therefore probably the proprietor in 1791, and taking all else into consideration, it seems (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Other stops along Washington's Southern Tour. You can use the map link at the bottom to track President Washington's route in 1791. (Submitted on February 25, 2009.)
Additional keywords. Washington’s Southern Tour
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then and 103 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week April 26, 2009. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.