Washington's Southern Tour historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Washington's Southern Tour historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Chatham County
Presidents--United States
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Greene, Catharine Littlefield
Location:
United States, Georgia, Chatham County, Port Wentworth, 32.149092, -81.1631681
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Ga. 21 North just south of I-95, Port Wentworth
Text of marker: "Washington's Southern Tour. Near here stood Mulberry Grove, plantation home of General Nathanael Greene and Catherine Littlefield Greene. President George Washington twice visited the widowed Mrs. Greene at Mulberry Grove during the Southern tour of 1791. Traveling downriver from Purrysburg, South Carolina to Savannah on Thursday, May 12, Washington, "called upon Mrs. Greene & asked her how she did." Three days later, en route overland from Savannah to Augusta, the President "dined at Mulberry Grove" before traveling on to lodge at "one Spencers" fifteen miles north in Effingham County. After traveling through moderen-day Screven and Burke counties, Washington reached Augusta on Wednesday, May 18. 1999.19 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 25-4"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_washingtons-southern-tour2
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_washingtons-southern-tour2
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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