Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
President George Washington on his southern tour traveled southward over this road, April 27-30, 1791. While in this vicinity the day and night of April 29, he was the guest of Captain William Alston on this plantation, Clifton, which was originally a part of the Hobcaw Barony.
Erected 1981 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 33° 21.872′ N, 79° 14.097′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) south of Hobcaw Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lafayette (here, next to this marker); Hobcaw Barony (approx. half a mile away); Belle W. Baruch (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Hobcaw Barony Prospect Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Attacks Upon Georgetown (approx. 1½ miles away); William Screven (approx. 2½ miles away); Antipedo Baptist Church / Old Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2½ miles away); Elisha Screven (approx. 2½ miles away); Company A, 10th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . .
1. Clifton Plantation. Entry in South Carolina Plantations website. (Submitted on January 21, 2008.)
2. Hobcaw Barony. Entry in South Carolina Plantations website. (Submitted on January 21, 2008.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,261 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2. submitted on April 9, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on January 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.