Barr's Tavern Site

Barr's Tavern Site (HMFRH)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 44.514', W 80° 46.674'

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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 his meal by giving Barr's young daughter half of a Spanish dollar he had cut with his sword.
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HM NumberHMFRH
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the George Washington Slept Here series.
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Marker Number29-11
Year Placed1970
Placed ByWaxhaw Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 520330 N 3844443
Decimal Degrees34.74190000, -80.77790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.514', W 80° 46.674'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 30.84" N, 80° 46' 40.44" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1502 Charlotte Hwy, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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