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By Mike Stroud, July 10, 2011
Washington’s Southern Tour Marker
Georgia (Burke County), Waynesboro — 17-1 — Washington’s Southern Tour
Traveling from Savannah to Augusta on his Southern tour of 1791, President George Washington stopped in Waynesboro on May 17. Departing from Savannah two days earlier, Washington lodged at "one Spencers " in Effingham County, fifteen miles north of . . . — Map (db m7800) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Monteith — 25-4 — Washington's Southern Tour
Near here stood Mulberry Grove, plantation home of General Nathanael Greene and Catherine Littlefield Greene. President George Washington twice visited the widowed Mrs. Greene at Mulberry Grove during the Southern tour of 1791. Traveling downriver . . . — Map (db m18640) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-3 — Washington’s Southern Tour
During his Southern tour of 1791, President George Washington attended services at the original Christ Church on Sunday, May 15. While in Savannah from May 12-15, Washington lodged at a house on the corner of Barnard and State streets on St. James . . . — Map (db m5696) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-2 — Washington's Southern Tour
During his Southern tour of 1791, President George Washington visited Augusta--at that time Georgia`s capital--from May 18-21. Washington met with Governor Edward Telfair and other "principal gentlemen of the place," including George Walton and John . . . — Map (db m9708) HM
North Carolina (Brunswick County), Shallotte — D-70 — Washington’s Southern Tour
President Washington, on April 27, 1791, was a guest at the home of William Gause, Jr., which stood four miles north. — Map (db m16277) HM
North Carolina (Caswell County), Gatewood — G110 — Washington's Southern Tour
George Washington's last overnight stop in N.C., June 3, 1791, was at the home of Dudley Gatewood, which stood 1 mi. N.E. — Map (db m18522) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), Fort Barnwell — C-17 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington, on April 20, 1791, was a guest at the home of Col. John Allen, which was 5 mi. E. — Map (db m64980) HM
North Carolina (Craven County), New Bern — C-19 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington visited in the Stanly home two nights, April 20-21, 1791. — Map (db m23509) HM
North Carolina (Edgecombe County), Tarboro — E 24 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington spent the night, April 18, 1791, in the town of Tarboro. — Map (db m31083) HM
North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-97 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington spent night of May 31, 1791, at the tavern in Salem. 1/2 mile north — Map (db m52135) HM
North Carolina (Halifax County), Halifax — E-25 — Washington’s Southern Tour
President Washington was a visitor in the town of Halifax, on April 16-17, 1791. — Map (db m16177) HM
North Carolina (New Hanover County), Wilmington — D 19 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington was a guest Apr. 24-25, 1791, at the Quince home which stood 2 blocks W. — Map (db m28723) HM
North Carolina (Pitt County), Ayden — F-10 — Washington's Southern Tour

President Washington spent the night, Apr. 19, 1791, at Shadrack Allen's Inn, which was 7 mi. E. — Map (db m64955) HM
North Carolina (Rowan County), Salisbury — L 64 — Washington Southern Tour
President Washington was a visitor in the town of Salisbury, May 30 – 31, 1791. — Map (db m33938) HM
South Carolina (Horry County), Myrtle Beach — 26-1 — Washington’s Southern Tour
On April 27, 1791, President George Washington spent the night nearby at the indigo plantation of Jeremiah Vereen. He wrote in his diary that he was “entertained (& very kindly) without being able to make compensation.” The next day . . . — Map (db m27332) HM

Georgia (Burke County), Waynesboro — 017-10 — Waynesborough
On July 31, 1783, an Act was passed by the General Assembly meeting in Augusta to lay out a town, Waynesborough, on reserved or private land. Commissioners named (Thomas Lewis, Sr., Thomas Lewis, Jr., John Duhart, Edward Telfair, John Jones) were . . . — Map (db m7868) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Monteith — 25-39 — Mulberry Grove Plantation
Mulberry Grove which is located approximately 2 miles northeast from this marker is one of the most historic of the old Savannah River plantations. In early Colonial days mulberry trees were cultivated at Mulberry Grove for use in Georgia`s . . . — Map (db m8064) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Home Of Genl Lachlan MacIntosh1782-1806
First Constitutional Session of the Georgia Legislature held in the "Long Room" Jany 1783 Headquarters Genl George Washington May 1791 — Map (db m6470) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Site Of FilatureErected 1753
Where colony's production of silk was reeled until 1771. Building then used for public purposes. President Washington attended a ball here in 1791. Building destroyed by fire in 1859. — Map (db m9391) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — General George Washington
To Honor The Memory of General George Washington Guest of Our City 1791 Placed By Elizabeth Washington Chapter D.A.R. 1932 — Map (db m9742) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-34 — Meadow GardenHome of George Walton ← 400 Ft. —«
400 feet west of here is Meadow Garden, home of George Walton, Revolutionary Patriot and soldier, Governor, Congressman, Senator, Jurist. With Button Gwinnett and Lyman Hall, he signed the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, for the State of . . . — Map (db m33358) HM
Georgia (Screven County), Farmdale — 124-10 — Washington Slept Here
"Monday, May 16th, 1791" wrote President George Washington in his diary as he recorded the date of his lodging in the Inn of Stephen Calfrey Pearce, 200 yards [from] this marker. Being forewarned, the Pearces had made lavish preparation for the . . . — Map (db m16434) HM
Georgia (Screven County), Sylvania — 124-11 — Washington's Route
President Washington passed here early on the morning of Tuesday, May 17th, 1791, enroute to the home of William Skinner with whom he had breakfast. The Skinner home, still standing (1953), is about 5 miles northwest. President Washington spent the . . . — Map (db m7795) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Johns Island — 10-21 — Grave Of Colonel William A. Washington
3/4 mile on Live Oak Plantation at Sandy Hill Plantation, seven miles N.W., this Virginian made his home in the country through which he had led his American Cavalry. There in 1791 he entertained his kinsman, George Washington, President of . . . — Map (db m26668) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Mount Pleasant — 10-20 — Snee Farm
The country home of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), Snee Farm stands about 0.7 mi. west of here. One of SC's signers of the US Constitution, Pinckney also served in the General Assembly and in Congress. He was elected governor of SC four times and was . . . — Map (db m16340) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Georgetown — 22-45 — Robert Stewart House
The Robert Steward House was built between 1740 and 1770 by Robert Stewart (d.1776), planter and militia captain; it was acquired in 1787 by Daniel Tucker (d. 1797), prominent Georgetown merchant. When President George Washington arrived in . . . — Map (db m4856) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Pawleys Island — 22-26 — Pawley’s Island / Waccamaw Neck
Pawley’s Island This island, located about ½ mile east, was used by plantation householders who lived on the seashore from May to November to escape malaria, or “summer fever.” A number of houses built about 1850, and the . . . — Map (db m39647) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Pawleys Island — 22-13 — Washington’s Visit
On his southern tour in 1791 President George Washington spent the night of April 28 here at Brookgreen Plantation. He was the guest of its owner, Dr. Henry Collins Flagg, a surgeon in the Revolution, and his wife, the former Rachel Moore Allston. . . . — Map (db m16797) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — 29-10 — James Ingram Home
While on his Southern tour, President George Washington spent the night of May 26, 1791, at the James Ingram house, near here. According to Washington's diary, he left Ingram's at four o'clock the next morning and continued his journey northward, . . . — Map (db m23892) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Lancaster — 29-11 — Barr's Tavern Site
On the morning of May 27, 1791, President George Washington had breakfast near here at Nathan Barr's Tavern, which was located about a mile and a half north of the present Lancaster Courthouse. According to local tradition, Washington paid for . . . — Map (db m23794) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Van Wyck — 29-12 — Major Crawford's Home
Near this site was the home of Major Robert Crawford, where President George Washington spent his last night in South Carolina on his Southern tour, May 27, 1791. Here Washington was met by a delegation of the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation, who set . . . — Map (db m23763) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-71 — Washington Street
This street is named for George Washington, commander of the Continental Army throughout the Revolution, first President of the United States, and president of the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Early in his presidency, Washington toured the . . . — Map (db m21768) HM
South Carolina (Saluda County), Monetta — 41-3 — Jacob Odom House
This site, approximately halfway between Augusta and Columbia, was the location of Jacob Odom's house, where George Washington spent the night of May 21, 1791, on his trip northward through South Carolina. His escort at this time consisted of . . . — Map (db m7115) HM

Georgia (Effingham County), Rincon — 051-9 — Historic Taverns on this Road»—→
Five miles South on this road, George Washington spent Sunday night, May 15, 1791, at the house of "one Spencer." The occasion was Washington's Southern tour, and he was traveling in his carriage over this road from Savannah to Augusta. Four . . . — Map (db m7688) HM

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