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Wantagh in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Tour 1790

 
 
Washington Tour 1790 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Washington Tour 1790 Marker
Inscription.
President George Washington
traveled near this site
April 21, 1790, while
touring Long Island to thank
supporters of the war effort.

 
Erected 1999 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Jerusalem Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 39.882′ N, 73° 30.432′ W. Marker is in Wantagh, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Merrick Road and Larch Street, on the right when traveling east on Merrick Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in Cedar Creek Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wantagh NY 11793, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 1.8 miles away); West Neck (approx. 1.8 miles away); Massapequa Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Grace Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Historic Complex (approx. 2.5 miles away); Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. 3.3 miles away); Flying Field (approx. 3.5 miles away); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Washington Tour 1790 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Washington Tour 1790 Marker
During the Revolutionary War, Long Island remained generally loyal to King George III. It is believed that during his visit, Washington thanked those who supported the American cause privately.
Marker in Wantagh, LI image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Wantagh, LI
Washington Tour 1790 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Washington Tour 1790 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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