Washington's Route

Washington's Route (HM4UO)

Location: Sylvania, GA 30467 Screven County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 49.643', W 81° 37.337'

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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 previous night in the Inn of Stephen Calfrey Pearce, 12 miles southeast.

The Presidential party and conveyances included six other men, a coach for the President, a two horse wagon for baggage, and five saddle horses, including the President`s favorite mount.
HM NumberHM4UO
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series, and the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series.
Marker Number124-11
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 441755 N 3632322
Decimal Degrees32.82738333, -81.62228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.643', W 81° 37.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 38.58" N, 81° 37' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900-998 GA-24 Spur, Sylvania GA 30467, US
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