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Chester in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Aaron Burr Rock

 
 
Aaron Burr Rock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
1. Aaron Burr Rock Marker
Inscription. In 1806 Aaron Burr, while passing through Chester a prisoner, dismounted on this rock and appealed in vain to the citizens for help.
 
Erected 1938 by Mary Adair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 42.312′ N, 81° 12.81′ W. Marker is in Chester, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Gadsden Street, on the right when traveling east on Main 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 walking distance of this marker. Chester Hotel Building (1866-1876) (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Parrott Field Rifle Model 1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Blaser Building (1871-1874) (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Lodge World War II Marker
Aaron Burr Rock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 8, 2008
2. Aaron Burr Rock Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Davega Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester County Courthouse (1825-1855) (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Aaron Burr - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on December 10, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States (1801–05), serving during President Thomas Jefferson's first term. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Aaron Burr Rock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. Aaron Burr Rock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,435 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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