Washington's Southern Tour -- Augusta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheConaways
N 33° 28.566 W 081° 57.656
17S E 410717 N 3704482
Quick Description: Remembering George Washington's visit to Augusta in 1791.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2006 3:09:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMGCN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 80

Long Description:

In 1791, George Washington made his Southern Tour where he visited the major cities of the South in order to visit all parts of the new American nation. From May 18-21, Washinton stayed in Augusta, GA, where he met with Governor Edward Telfair and other "principal gentlemen of the place."

A marker commemorating Washington's visit to Augusta was erected on the grounds of St. Paul's Cathedral in 1999. Please be respectful of the cemetery which is in a constant state of research.

Type of Marker: Monument

Marker #: 121-2

Date: 1999.21

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Society, Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia, Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia

Visit Instructions:
Take a picture of the marker, yourself at the marker, your gps at the marker, or anything specific to the text on the marker. And don't forget to enjoy your visit.
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