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Waynesboro in Burke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

To Honor George Washington

Who Lodged Here May 17-18, 1791.

 
 
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By David Seibert, September 27, 2012
1. To Honor George Washington Marker
Inscription. 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.

George Washington
 
Erected 1932 by Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution, Edmund Burke Chapter and Citizens of Burke County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. The markers stands at the curb in front of a convenience store. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 South LIberty Street, Waynesboro GA 30830, United States of America.
 
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 marker); Waynesborough (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington’s Southern Tour (about 300 feet away); Burke County Veteran's Memorial (about 300 feet away);
To Honor George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 27, 2012
2. To Honor George Washington Marker
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.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
To Honor George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 27, 2012
3. To Honor George Washington Marker
Looking north on South Liberty Street at the rear of the marker, with the Burke County Courthouse in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 634 times since then and 62 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.
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