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Chester in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Monument Square
 
Monument Square Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
1. Monument Square Marker
 
Inscription. Historic downtown Chester, established as the county seat in 1971, features the Confederate Monument, Cistern, Civil War Cannon, and Aaron Burr Rock landmarks. This area, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, still serves as a hub of commercial, political, and social activity. Beautiful architectural features can be seen throughout the downtown area. Dedicated to the people of Chester, South Carolina [List of Names]
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 34° 42.324′ N, 81° 12.792′ W. Marker is in Chester, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Gadsden Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Gadsden Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester SC 29706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chester Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Aaron Burr Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Brainerd Institute (approx. 0.8 miles away); Original Site of Purity Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Thirteen Original Colonies Bicentennial Covered Wagon Train” (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wilbur G. Grant Reservoir of Chester Metropolitan District (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Monument Square Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
2. Monument Square
 
 
Cistern Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
3. Cistern
 
 
Cistern Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
4. Cistern
 
 
Confederate Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
5. Confederate Monument
 
 
Confederate Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
6. Confederate Cannon
 
 
Confederate Cannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
7. Confederate Cannon Marker
 
 
Confederate Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
8. Confederate Cannon
 
 
Confederate Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
9. Confederate Cannon
 
 
Aaron Burr Rock Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
10. Aaron Burr Rock
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 911 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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