Historic Markers Across South Carolina

James Ingram Home

Marker ID: DAR 29-10
Location: Road 15 at intersection with Hanging Rock Road, about 2 miles S of Heath Springs
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 33.972    W 080° 40.356
  34.5662    -80.6726
Style: Free Standing **


While on his Southern tour, President George Washington spent the night of May 26, 1791, near here at the James Ingram house. According to Washington´s diary, he left Ingram´s at four
o´clock the next morning and continued his journey northward, traveling eighteen miles before breakfast. Sherman´s Army is said to have destroyed the house in 1865.

Erected by Waxhaws Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution - 1970