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The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent

 
 
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
1. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker
Inscription. This U.S. Naval officer was born in Maryland in 1782 and died at his plantation in St. Bartholomew's Parish, S.C. in 1823. He served as acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli, and was senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston during the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1975 by S.C. Society, National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Location. 32° 47.929′ N, 80° 29.748′ W. Marker is in Jacksonboro, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on ( SC-64 )Charleston Hwy, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent is located at the old Bethel Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonboro SC 29452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Battle Of Parker's Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pon Pon Chapel (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease (approx. 0.8 miles away);
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker at Bethel Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker at Bethel Church Cemetery
Colonel Issac Hayne (approx. 1.1 miles away); Martyr Of The Revolution / Hayne Hall (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac Hayne (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonboro.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Cemetery gate Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Cemetery gate
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker
Captain John Herbert Dent's Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
6. Captain John Herbert Dent's Gravestone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,371 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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