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By Warren L. Bingham

Newly elected president George Washington got down to stopover at the hot state conscious that he used to be the singular unifying determine in the US. The journey�s finale was once the Southern journey, all started in March 1791. The lengthy and onerous trek from the capital, Philadelphia, undergone seven states and the longer term Washington, D.C. however the concentration was once on Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia. The president stored a rigorous agenda, enduring rugged roads and unsafe water crossings. His hugely expected arrival in each one vacation spot was once a neighborhood social gathering with numerous teas, parades, dinners and dances. writer Warren Bingham finds the heritage and lore of the main loved American president and his survey of the newly shaped southern United States.

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