Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Washington's Visit

Marker ID: SCHM 22-13
Location: Inside Brookgreen Gardens on Allston Circle Drive
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 31.073    W 079° 5.74
  33.51788333    -79.09566666
Style: Free Standing **


On his southern tour in 1791 President George Washington spent the night of April 28 here at Brookgreen Plantation. He was the guest of its owner, Dr. Henry Collins Flagg, a surgeon in the Revolution, and his wife, the former Rachel Moore Allston. Washington left Brookgreen at 6 a.m. April 29 to breakfast at Clifton Plantation near Georgetown.

Erected by Brookgreen Gardens - 1981