Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Clifton Plantation

Marker ID: SCHM 22-5
Location: on US 17 E of Georgetown, 0.8 mi. E of Waccamaw River
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 21.874    W 079° 14.094
  33.364567    -79.2349
Style: Free Standing **


President George Washington on his southern tour traveled southward over this road, April 27-30, 1791. While in this vicinity the day and night of April 29, he was the guest of Captain William Alston on this plantation, Clifton, which originally was a part of the Hobcaw Barony.

Erected by Georgetown County Historical Society - 1991