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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.
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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Located in the town common. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America.
 
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); Edgecombe County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Spencer Bassett (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry T. Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. Dancy (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.L. Saunders (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
 
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Washington's Southern Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Washington's Southern Tour Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 627 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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