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Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington Historical Markers

 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
George Washington Marker
GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
1Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — George Washington1776 - 1976
Presented to the citizens of the State of Alabama honoring our brother George Washington our first Masonic President and in commemoration of 200 years of freedom under our constitutional form of government. — Map (db m36644) HM
2Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel / One Nation Under God
(side 1) The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel Inspired by Bruton Parish Church of Williamsburg, Virginia, it was named to honor Lucille Ryals Thompson. The Chapel was built in thanksgiving for God’s blessings on America, and . . . — Map (db m101505) HM
3Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The President's Oval Office / The Glorious Burden
(side 1) The President's Oval Office In this building is a full-scale replica of the White House Oval Office. When John and Abigail Adams first moved into The White House in 1800, it contained three oval rooms, inspired by . . . — Map (db m101531) HM
4Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — Revolutionary War
The American Revolution was a conflict between England and thirteen of her colonies in North America. Following years of taxation, suppression, and subjugation by the British, fighting began at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts in 1775. A scant . . . — Map (db m91470) HM
5Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief
Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following plaques. Each has served either on Active Duty, in the National . . . — Map (db m92382) HM WM
6California (Los Angeles County), Santa Monica — George Washington1732-1799
In commemoration of the two-hundredth birthday of George Washington, first President of the United States, whose wisdom, foresight, and patriotism are an inspiration to all true Americans. — Map (db m119721) HM
7Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m72560) HM
8Connecticut (Fairfield County), Greenwich — George Washington Paused Here
George Washington Paused here on the Post Road near this church, on October 16, 1789 and afterward wrote in his diary, "the superb landscape which is to be seen from the meeting house is a rich regalia". In Commemoration Of this . . . — Map (db m38428) HM
9Connecticut (Fairfield County), Newtown — In Commemoration
1732 ---- 1932 In Commemoration Of The Two Hundredth Birthday Of George Washington ---- Rochambeau Established a Camp Here June 28 To July 1, 1781 ---- Soldiers Commanded By Lafayette Camped At This Spot Placed by Mary . . . — Map (db m26914) HM
10Connecticut (Fairfield County), Newtown — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteHousatonic Crossing
French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m26915) HM
11Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — 14 — Lake McDougall — Putnam Memorial State Park —
The stone dam which makes this pond was installed at the time of the park’s creation. But the stream was in existence during the 1778-79 army encampment. It is one of two main streams, one at either end of the camp, which provided water for the . . . — Map (db m26910) HM
12Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — 28 — Ridgebury – George Washington Slept HereRidgefield, Connecticut — The Museum in the Streets —
Ridgebury, "The New Patent," was one of the last land purchases made by the Proprietors. Tradition says that the First Congregational Church in Ridgebury had its beginnings in the "New Patent Meeting House" as early as 1738. In 1768 the . . . — Map (db m32052) HM
13Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Ridgebury Congregational Church
Gathered       Built 1760            1851 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior < Second Plaque: > Connecticut Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary . . . — Map (db m23423) HM
14Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteRidgefield
French General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, Rochambeau’s . . . — Map (db m23416) HM
15Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Freedom Shrine
Freedom Shrine Created by the National Exchange Club to strengthen citizen appreciation of our American heritage Presented by the Exchange Club of Stamford Dedicated June 14, 1979 [ Reproductions of historic American documents are . . . — Map (db m38610) HM
16Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — Disbrow TavernJennings Trail
. . . — Map (db m30789) HM
17Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget In honor and grateful remembrance of our French Allies in the Revolution, whose army, under the command of General Count de Rochambeau, marched past this spot enroute from Newport and Providence, R.I., to join General Washington on . . . — Map (db m33769) HM
18Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — George Washington
Where You Are Standing On September 20, 1780 Waits General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the American Armies During the American Colonies' Revolution Against Great Britain. He has come with Governor Trumbull and . . . — Map (db m52783) HM
19Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — George Washington
George Washington was entertained by Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth in his home on this site on June 30, 1775 when on his way to Cambridge to assume command of the Army. On September 21, 22, 23, 1780 with Lafayette, General Knox and Governor . . . — Map (db m151930) HM
20Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Jonathan Trumbull
Jonathan Trumbull Where You Are Standing From 1768 to 1784 Jonathan Trumbull guides the people of Connecticut to independence as the colony's Royal Governor. Governor Trumbull is the only colonial governor to stand with the patriots . . . — Map (db m52782) HM
21Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The First Meeting of Washington and Rochambeau
This tablet commemorates the historic first meeting of General George Washington and General Comte de Rochambeau, commander-in-chief of the French army in America, which took place September 20, 1780. On that occasion and in a subsequent meeting . . . — Map (db m52914) HM
22Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — The Wadsworth BarnThis tablet marks the location of the Wadsworth Barn built in 1733
Jeremiah Wadsworth was Commissary-General in the Continental Army. His house which stood at the present site of the Wadsworth Atheneum was the meeting place for many leaders of the American Revolution, among them Washington, Lafayette, and . . . — Map (db m151929) HM
23Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Hartford French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans . . . — Map (db m43739) HM
24Connecticut (Hartford County), Marion — Rochambeau
Rochambeau Lieut. General Commanding The Auxiliary French Armies Under Washington July 10, 1780     Jan 11, 1783 Rochambeau's letter to Congress "We are your brothers. We shall conduct ourselves as such with you. We shall fight . . . — Map (db m33706) HM
25Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — George Washington Bicentennial
In Commemoration Of The Bi-Centennial Anniversary Of The Birth Of George Washington These Trees Are Dedicated Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1932 Participating Organizations American Legion, Eddy Glover Post No. 6 • American Legion . . . — Map (db m41651) HM
26Connecticut (Hartford County), Plantsville — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Southington French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and vaval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering . . . — Map (db m33770) HM
27Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — This Elm Tree
This Elm Tree Dedicated in Honor of the Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington Abigail Phelps Chapter D.A.R. February 22, 1932 — Map (db m87951) HM
28Connecticut (Hartford County), Wethersfield — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Wethersfield French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the . . . — Map (db m46299) HM
29Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford
Front This beautiful valley known to the Potatuck Indians as Weantinock, was purchased from them in 1703 by a company of individuals chiefly from Milford, Connecticut, hence the name New Milford. Its earliest white inhabitant, Zachariah . . . — Map (db m22750) HM
30Connecticut (Litchfield County), Washington — Washington
Side A This township includes the villages of Woodville, New Preston, Marbledale, Washington, and Washington Depot. The eastern section, first settled by Joseph Hurlbut in 1734, was known as the Parish of Judea and belonged to Woodbury. The . . . — Map (db m17437) HM
31Connecticut (Litchfield County), Woodbury — In Memory Of George Washington
In Memory Of George Washington 1732 – 1799 These Trees Were Planted By The Daughters Of The Cincinnati To Commemorate The Bi-Centennial 1932 — Map (db m29501) HM
32Connecticut (Middlesex County), Durham — Durham
Durham Coginchaug or “Long Swamp” was purchased from the Indians in 1673. A town plot was laid out in 1699, named Durham five years later, under a patent from King Charles II, and was confirmed by the General Assembly in 1708. It was . . . — Map (db m94697) HM
33Connecticut (New Haven County), North Branford — North Branford
This region was opened for settlement in the 1690's as the Third Division of the Town of Branford, originally called by the Indian name Totoket. The North or Second Ecclesiastical Society (1725) and the Third Society (1745), later named . . . — Map (db m35313) HM
34Connecticut (New Haven County), Seymour — Seymour
High hills and deep valley – broad river and rocky falls. In 1650 “Nawcatock”, an Indian village. Today the river bears the name. In 1678, “Amaugsuck”, the fishing place where the waters pour down. From 1738, . . . — Map (db m19991) HM
35Connecticut (New Haven County), Wallingford — Nehemiah Royce House
Nehemiah Royce House – 1672 Oldest Wallingford home built two years after the town was settled, overlooking "Dog's Misery." When General Washington came to Wallingford in 1775 he said farewell to the villagers in front of this house. . . . — Map (db m27689) HM
36Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Memorial To Two French Soldiers1781 - 1914
This memorial was erected by Patriotic Citizens and Statesmen to commemorate two French Soldiers of Rochambeau's Army who volunteered to fight for American Independence under Washington, enroute from Newport to Yorktown, died and were buried here, . . . — Map (db m36024) HM
37Connecticut (New Haven County), Waterbury — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Waterbury, Middlebury, Southbury French General Jean Baptiste Donation de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 . . . — Map (db m36023) HM
38Connecticut (New London County), Colchester — Colchester
Colchester The eighth town in the Colony incorporated before 17OO, Colchester received its charter in 1698. Among the early settlers from Wethersfield was Nathaniel Foote, whose ancestors came from Colchester, England. He obtained a deed for the . . . — Map (db m98960) HM
39Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — War Office
Lebanon, Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull’s War Office Headquarters of the Connecticut Council of Safety During The War of the American Revolution Erected by the Connecticut George Washington Bi-Centennial Commission October 8, . . . — Map (db m99042) HM
40Connecticut (New London County), Lebanon — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
Winter Encampment in Lebanon French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After . . . — Map (db m99041) WM
41Connecticut (New London County), New London — Nathan HaleSchoolteacher & Spy from Connecticut
A Yale graduate, Hale began teaching here in the Union School House in 1774. He taught all ages and levels of boys at the same time. A progressive teacher for his day, Hale openly rewarded success in the classroom. He also believed in teaching . . . — Map (db m48320) HM
42Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — Leffingwell Inn
Leffingwell Inn In 1675, Steven Backus built a simple two-room, side-chimney house. Over two centuries, it would be modified many times. Thomas Leffingwell, a founder of Norwich and friend of the Great Sachem, Uncas, bought the house in 1700 and . . . — Map (db m101942) HM
43Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton
: Formally known as Hanover or Hartford Mountains, this town was incorporated in 1720, having been settled by a group of “good Christian men” desiring more open farmland. In 1781 the French army of General Rochambeau, on their way to . . . — Map (db m140602) HM
44Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteBolton
Bolton French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, . . . — Map (db m140691) HM WM
45Connecticut (Windham County), Scotland — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteEastern Connecticut
Eastern Connecticut French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in . . . — Map (db m140334) HM
46Delaware (Kent County), Magnolia — KC-91 — Warner Mifflin1745 - 1798
A native of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Mifflin came to Delaware as a young man. Born into a slaveholding Quaker family, he manumitted his own slaves in 1774-75 and later became one of America's foremost abolitionists of the 18th century. As an elder . . . — Map (db m39456) HM
47Delaware (Kent County), Milford — KC-114 — Colonel John Haslet
Colonel John Haslet-A native of Ulster, Ireland, John Haslet was born circa 1728 and emigrated to America about 1757. After playing an active role in the Pennsylvania militia during the French and Indian War, Haslet eventually settled in the Milford . . . — Map (db m142542) HM
48Delaware (Kent County), Smyrna — KC-60 — Home of Allen McLane
For many years this home was the property of Colonel Allen McLane, statesman and hero of the American Revolution. Born in Philadelphia August 8, 1746, McLane had moved to Delaware by 1769. His military career began when he was commissioned . . . — Map (db m39028) HM
49Delaware (New Castle County), Fairfax — NC-6 — Gunning Bedford, Jr.
1747-1812. Member of Continental Congress and of Annapolis Convention. A framer of United States Constitution, which Delaware was first to ratify. Appointed First District Judge of Delaware by President Washington. Purchased this property 1793 as . . . — Map (db m14706) HM
50Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the . . . — Map (db m140181) WM
51Delaware (New Castle County), Glasgow — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140176) HM
52Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-A7 — Battle of Cooch's Bridge
American light infantry and cavalry under General William Maxwell encountered advance guard of British and Hessian troops under Generals Howe, Cornwallis and Knyphausen in this vicinity September 3, 1777. American troops were expert marksmen drafted . . . — Map (db m147686) HM
53Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people . . . — Map (db m140138) HM
54Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m149409) HM
55Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
A Victorious Allied Army Passed Here-1781 was a momentous year for the United States. A French Army, led by General Rochambeau, had arrived in Rhode Island in July 1780. By June 1781, it was ready to join the U.S. Continental Army against the . . . — Map (db m140088) HM
56Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-53 — Washington's Reconnaissance
Generals Washington, Greene and Lafayette came to Iron Hill, August 26, 1777 in hope of viewing British army then landing along Elk River. Only a few tents could be seen. A heavy storm coming up, they spent the night in a nearby farm house. — Map (db m9778) HM
57Delaware (New Castle County), Stanton — NC-50 — Hale-Byrnes HouseStanton, Delaware
George Washington's "General Staff Headquarters" on September 6, 1777. Here Generals Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, Maxwell, Sullivan, and Greene planned defense of Wilmington. House built circa 1750 by Samuel Hale. Owner 1776 - Daniel Byrnes - a . . . — Map (db m13555) HM
58Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — A French Legion Kept Watch HereWashington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
During the American Revolution Lauzun's Legion spent the winter and spring of 1782-1783 in Wilmington to help guard Philadelphia and Baltimore from British attack. The troops were housed in the Wilmington Academy, located where the Grand Opera House . . . — Map (db m130482) HM
59Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-246 — Brandywine Village and the Road to Yorktown
On September 4-7, 1781, residents of Brandywine Village watched as thousands of American and French troops marched through their community along the King’s Highway on their way to Yorktown, Virginia. The combined forces, under the commands of . . . — Map (db m140593) HM WM
60Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-A2 — Joseph Tatnall House
Built about 1760. Anthony Wayne's Headquarters 1777. General Washington, Lafayette, Wayne, and other officers met here to hold council and hear reports prior to the Battle of Brandywine. Later occupied by British. Joseph Tatnall owned and operated . . . — Map (db m92278) HM
61District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District —
[front, south face:] Rochambeau [back, north face:] "We have been contemporaries and fellow labourers in the cause of liberty, and we have lived together as brothers should do, in harmonious friendship," . . . — Map (db m32973) HM
62District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Tomáš G. Masaryk
“He had the mind of a scholar, the figure of a sportsman, the bearing of an aristocrat, the position of a king. But he had the heart of a democrat. ...” Dorothy Thompson, NBC broadcast, September 24, 1957. . . . — Map (db m30417) HM
63District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
An authorized cast bronze by the Gorham Foundry from the original by Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) which stands in the State Capitol at Richmond, Virginia. It was purchased by The George Washington University in 1932 on the occasion of the George . . . — Map (db m47315) HM
64District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
"George Washington" is a bronze sculpture by Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph.D. (1897-1987). This bronze was donated by Sylvia West Fairbanks and David N.F. Fairbanks, M.D. and Family and was dedicated on this spot on February 16, 1993. "George . . . — Map (db m111546) HM
65District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
A photo-collage celebrating The George Washington University's Permanent Collection incorporates a selection of outdoor sculpture and paintings. GW has enhanced the pedestrian environment in and around the Foggy Bottom campus. Artists: . . . — Map (db m111948)
66District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — GW's River Horse[Lisner Auditorium]
Legend has it that the Potomac was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of their beloved Mount Vernon on summer evenings. . . . — Map (db m46980) HM
67District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Marquis de Lafayette Hall
Dedicated in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), a hero of the American Revolution, defender of liberty, statesman, and good friend of George Washington. In 1777 the 20-year old Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis . . . — Map (db m95180) HM
68District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Forrest Marbury HouseCirca 1788 — Category I Landmark, National Register of Historic Places —
• Site of a dinner hosted by General Uriah Forrest for his old friend and former commander, President George Washington, on March 29, 1791. Landowners of Carrollsburg and George town attended. An agreement was reached for the sale of half of . . . — Map (db m82654) HM
69District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Georgetown's Watering Holes
Among the first businesses in historic Georgetown were its inns and taverns. They not only offered food, drink and lodging, but were focal points of community life where political debate and civic meetings took place and business deals were made. . . . — Map (db m121195) HM
70District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — John Lutz
From 1804 to 1841 home of John Lutz Sergeant of General George Washington's guard at Valley Forge — Map (db m113649) HM WM
71District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 8 — William Prout: Community BuilderTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail —
Most of the land that is now Capitol Hill—including portions of the Navy Yard – once belonged to William Prout, who lived in a large house on this block. In 1799 and 1801 he sold and traded land to the U.S. government for both the . . . — Map (db m130742) HM
72District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — 4 — George WashingtonSheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
Here is an elegant George Washington trotting on his handsome horse. Our first president never lived in the city that bears his name, but in the late 1700s you might have glimpsed Washington riding along the Post Road, a highway that connected . . . — Map (db m112624) HM
73District of Columbia (Washington), Swampoodle — U.S. Reservation 196L'Enfant Plan for the Federal City — National Mall & Memorial Parks, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"No nation perhaps had ever before the opportunity offer'd them of deliberately deciding on the spot where their Capital city should be fixed..." - Peter C. L'Enfant to George Washington, September 11, 1789 A new nation . . . — Map (db m60127) HM
74District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Washington: The CityNational Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
George Washington shaped many aspects of the nation's capital. He championed placing the capital along the Potomac River then personally selected the site. He chose architect Pierre L'Enfant to design the city. L'Enfant envisioned a capital with . . . — Map (db m109323) HM
75Georgia (Bartow County), Rydal — Old Pine Log Indian Town
Pine Log Town, located on Pine Log Creek in the flat fields slightly over a half mile east of Oak Hill Church north of GA 140, (in Pine Log, Georgia), extended almost a mile along the creek. The lots were 293, 294, 295,296, 317, 318, 284,and 283, in . . . — Map (db m13190) HM
76Georgia (Burke County), Waynesboro — To Honor George WashingtonWho Lodged Here May 17-18, 1791.
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 WashingtonMap (db m59851) HM
77Georgia (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
78Georgia (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
79Georgia (Camden County), Kingsland — 20-1 — Treaty of Coleraine
On June 29, 1796, this Treaty was signed ¼ mile south of here near Indian Agent James Seagrove’s home, a trading post and garrison of Federal troops on the St. Marys River. The meeting included representatives of the United States and the State of . . . — Map (db m60207) HM
80Georgia (Camden County), St. Marys — George Washington Oak Tree Site
Following the death of President George Washington on December 14, 1799, local citizens and members of Camden Lodge #16 planted six oak trees in a memorial service honoring this famous Statesman, Soldier and Free Mason. This . . . — Map (db m63927) HM
81Georgia (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
82Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-53 — Chatham Artillery's"Washington Guns"
These bronze cannon were presented to the Chatham Artillery by President Washington after his visit to Savannah in 1791. Of English and French make, respectively, they are excellent examples of the art of ordnance manufacture in the 18th century. . . . — Map (db m5519) HM
83Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Construction of Fort Jackson
(Panel one) British Military Force Threatens the United States In the early years of the 19th century, the United States was a fledgling nation with a population of 7,700,000, a standing army of 6,700, and a navy of only 12 ships. . . . — Map (db m25014) HM
84Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — George Washington
During his visit to Savannah May 12-15 1791 was a guest at the Inn which stood on the northwest corner of Barnard and State Streets. This tablet is placed in commemoration of the bi-centenary of his birth by the Daughters of the American Revolution . . . — Map (db m67335) HM
85Georgia (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
86Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-49 — Major John Berrien(1759 - 1815)
In 1775 John Berrien of New Jersey came to the province of Georgia, where one of his mother's kin had previously settled. His father, John Berrien (1711-1772), was a judge of the supreme court of New Jersey and a trustee of Princeton College. From . . . — Map (db m5341) HM
87Georgia (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
88Georgia (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
89Georgia (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
90Georgia (Habersham County), Clarkesville — 068-7 — Summer Home of Joseph Habersham
This was the summer home of Joseph Habersham of Savannah (1751-1815), Georgia patriot, Revolutionary War hero, and political leader. He was a Colonel in the Continental Army, a member of Continental Congress, and of the Georgia Convention that . . . — Map (db m43697) HM
91Georgia (Hall County), Gainesville — George WashingtonFather of Our Country
Commander In-Chief of the American Army 1775–1783 First President of the United Sates - 1789–1797 First in war, first in peace, First in the hearts of his countrymen Lyman Hall Chapter – Sons of The American Revolution . . . — Map (db m87464) HM
92Georgia (Heard County), Franklin — 074-4 — Benjamin Hawkins<------<<<<
“The Beloved Man of the Four Nations” to the Creeks, Benjamin Hawkins (1754 - 1816) was appointed Indian agent by President Washington. Soldier, Congressman, Senator, he determined with firmness and kindness to guide the Indians toward . . . — Map (db m33030) HM
93Georgia (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
94Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-42 — LaFayette Visits Augusta
This is the site of the old Planter's Hotel, which was burned in 1839. There the Marquis de LaFayette was entertained during his visit to Augusta in March 1825. LaFayette landed at Savannah on March 19th and traveled to Augusta with Governor Troup a . . . — Map (db m35526) HM
95Georgia (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
96Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-12 — U.S. Marshall Robert Forsyth( 1754-1794 )
Robert Forsyth was the first law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Captain of Light Dragoons in Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee's cavalry during the Revolutionary War, Forsyth had been appointed the first marshal for the District of . . . — Map (db m10164) HM
97Georgia (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 . . . — Map (db m9708) HM
98Georgia (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
99Georgia (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
100Illinois (Johnson County), Vienna — Revolutionary War Veterans
Early settlers of Johnson County included patriots of the Revolutionary War. With this Historical Marker we commemorate the following veterans. Daniel Chapman - Born July 25, 1756 in Westchester County, New York. Daniel Chapman served the . . . — Map (db m146585) HM WM

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