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Washington's Southern Tour - Savannah, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 32° 04.791 W 081° 05.488
17S E 491367 N 3549290
Quick Description: This historical marker is located in Johnson Square across the street from Christ Church where Washington attended services.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2008 9:18:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Z8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 27

Long Description:

The Washington's Southern tour historical marker

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 Nathanael Greene) at Mulberry Grove plantation north of the city before departing for Augusta.

Erected by the Georgia Historical Society, The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia, and the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia

1999.18 25-3"

Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: 25-3

Date: 1999.18

Sponsor: Not listed

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