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Near Pinewood in Sumter County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Richard Richardson

 
 
Richard Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 20, 2010
1. Richard Richardson Marker
Inscription. An early plantation owner in this area, he was a Commissioner of St. Mark's Church who donated land for its construction. He was Magistrate and Delegate to the First and Second Provincial Congresses. In the Revolution he was Colonel in the Snow Campaign and later Brigadier General. Six Governors of South Carolina are among his descendants.
 
Erected 1969 by Sumter County Historical Society. (Marker Number 43-15.)
 
Location. 33° 44.866′ N, 80° 30.726′ W. Marker is near Pinewood, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on Camp Mac Boykin Road near St Marks Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at St. Mark's Church. Marker is in this post office area: Pinewood SC 29125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millford Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. David Dubose Gaillard (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Manchester (approx. 6.4 miles away); Encounter at Halfway Swamp / Site of Original St. Mark's Church
Richard Richardson Marker looking north along Camp Mac Boykin Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 19, 2010
2. Richard Richardson Marker looking north along Camp Mac Boykin Road
(approx. 6.5 miles away); Halfway Swamp: (approx. 6.7 miles away); Enon Baptist Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Congaree River Ferries (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pinewood.
 
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Richard Richardson Marker, looking south along Camp Mac Boykin Road (State Road 43-51) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 19, 2010
3. Richard Richardson Marker, looking south along Camp Mac Boykin Road (State Road 43-51)
Richard Richardson Marker, shares its location with St. Mark's Episcopal Church marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 19, 2010
4. Richard Richardson Marker, shares its location with St. Mark's Episcopal Church marker
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 20, 2010
5. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Richard Richardson Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 20, 2010
6. Richard Richardson Grave Marker
Richard Richardson is buried in a cemetery located about 7 miles south of this church. Marker reads:

Sacred
to the memory of
General Richard
Richardson

who departed this life
in September 1780
aged 76 years.
He died while a prisoner
and under the parole of
the British who permitted
him in his illness
to leave John's Island
where he was confined
to close the last moments
of his life in the bosom
of his numerous
family.
Beneath this marble
his venerated remains repose
which is erected to his memory
by James Burchill Richardson
his eldest son by his second
and last marriage.
 
 
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