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7-5-2005

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In 1791 President George Washington travelled through the southern states in an effort to unify into one country the newly independent American states. This article contains two diary entries recording his visit through the All Saints Parish section of what is now Horry County, South Carolina on April 27 and 28, 1791. Three local residences are mentioned: Mr. Cochran’s, Mr. Vareen’s and Mr. Pawley’s.

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Myrtle Beach (S.C.);Myrtle Beach (S.C.)--History.;Myrtle Beach Region (S.C.)--History.;Horry County (S.C.);Horry County (S.C.)--History.;Washington, George, 1732-1799.; Washington, George, 1732-1799--Diaries.

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Copyright © Coastal Carolina University. All rights reserved. For more information contact Horry County Archives Center at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC 29526.

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Excerpts from - The Diary of George Washington, 1791

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