Lee's Tavern Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BIO-HAZRD
N 33° 54.656 W 081° 31.652
17S E 451232 N 3752405
1820's site of John W. Lee's Stage Tavern
Waymark Code: WMM3TQ
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 07/16/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
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Inscription is as follows:

Mills' Atlas of 1820 shows this site on the Augusta-Columbia road as the location of John W. Lee's Stage Tavern. According to local tradition, this vicinity was the probable site of President George Washington's breakfast stop on May 22, 1791. The Town of Leesville derives its name from the family of John W. Lee, who were early settlers of this area.

The marker is located in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, in Lexington County. The marker is at the intersection of East Columbia Avenue and Trackside Court (U.S. 1) on East Columbia Avenue. The marker is at or near this postal address: 123 East Columbia Avenue, Leesville SC 29070, United States of America.

This marker was erected 1970 by Lexington County Historical Society.
Marker Name: Lee's Tavern Site

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 32-9

County: Lexington

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