Robert Stewart House

Robert Stewart House (HM2O7)

Location: Georgetown, SC 29440 Georgetown County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 22.116', W 79° 17.208'

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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 Georgetown during his southern tour on April 30, 1791, a militia company and local reception committee met him at the nearby boat landing and escorted him here, where he spent the night as Tucker's guest.

Washington was entertained lavishly and then honored by the Masons of Prince George Lodge No. 16 and the Winyah Indigo Society.

This house, the only extant brick residence in Georgetown built before the American Revolution, was later owned by Benjamin Allston, Sr. (1765-1847). It remained in the hands of his descendants, the Pyatt and Parker families, until 1979.
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HM NumberHM2O7
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Marker Number22-45
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGeorgetown County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:25am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 659380 N 3693462
Decimal Degrees33.36860000, -79.28680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 22.116', W 79° 17.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 22' 6.96" N, 79° 17' 12.48" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1019 Front St, Georgetown SC 29440, US
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