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A portion of George Washington's diary, in which he tells of his trip through North Carolina and gives his impression of some of the things he saw, is reprinted in The State. The excerpt begins with Washington's 1791 trip to Halifax. Washington describes his impressions of the topography and the river trade, moving on to describe his trip to Ashe, Tarboro, New Bern, and Wilmington.
In his 1791 diary, George Washington chronicled his travels through North Carolina. Beginning in Halifax, he visited Tarboro, Greenville, New Bern, Trenton, and Wilmington before proceeding into South Carolina. His return route in May took him through Camden, Charlotte, Salisbury and Salem.