Washington's Southern Tour

Washington's Southern Tour (HMI5X)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 Horry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 46.722', W 78° 46.336'

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On April 27, 1791, President George Washington spent the night nearby at the indigo plantation of Jeremiah Vereen. He wrote in his diary that he was "entertained (& very kindly) without being able to make compensation." The next day Vereen guided Washington across Lewis Swash (now Singleton Swash) and onto the strand at Long Bay (now Myrtle Beach).
HM NumberHMI5X
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
Marker Number26-1
Year Placed2008
Placed ByHorry County, replacing a marker erected by the Horry County Historical Society in 1941
Marker Condition
4 out of 10 (2 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 706278 N 3739849
Decimal Degrees33.77870000, -78.77226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.722', W 78° 46.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 43.32" N, 78° 46' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10137 State Rd S-26-559, Myrtle Beach SC 29572, US
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I Saw The Marker

Marker easily seen, on highway immediately adjacent to Arcadian Shores golf course.

Aug 1, 2015 at 7:27pm PDT by judgelawless

I Saw The Marker

Nice marker near golf course

Aug 1, 2015 at 7:12pm PDT by judgelawless

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