Washington's Southern Tour

Washington's Southern Tour (HM3A3)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.793', W 81° 5.489'

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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 (now Telfair) Square, dined at Brown`s Coffeehouse with the society of Cincinnati , toured the ruins of the Revolutionary earthworks with General Lachlan McIntosh, was entertained at the Silk Filature on Reynolds Square and attended a large public dinner. After Sunday services, Washington dined with Catherine Greene ( widow of Nathanel Greene) at Mulberry Grove plantation north of the city before departing for Augusta.
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HM NumberHM3A3
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series, and the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series.
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Marker Number25-3
Year Placed1999
Placed ByGerogia Historical Society, the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia, and the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491366 N 3549293
Decimal Degrees32.07988333, -81.09148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.793', W 81° 5.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 47.58" N, 81° 5' 29.34" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 E Congress St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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