George Washington Visits in May of 1791

George Washington, on his southern tour in May of 1791, was entertained at Duharra Plantation, home of Congressman O’Brien Smith, who served in the General Assembly, the State Senate, and was the second President of the Hibernian Society of Charleston. Mr. Smith is buried in the churchyard of St. Bartholomew’s Parish Church, later known as Pon Pon Chapel.

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