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Near Carlisle in Union County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Colonel William Farr

 
 
Colonel William Farr Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
1. Colonel William Farr Marker
Inscription.
This bridge dedicated
to
Col. William Farr
(1748-1794)
Revolutionary War hero
(Battles of Cowpens, Fishdam, Blackstock,
Musgrove Mills and others)
1st Sheriff of Union County
1st Union Co. Rep. to the S.C. House (1791-1794)
one of the founders of Pinckneyville
justice of the quorum
planter, merchant, father of 11 children

 
Erected 1996 by His Descendants.
 
Location. 34° 35.729′ N, 81° 25.44′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, South Carolina, in Union County. Marker is on State Highway 215 0.1 miles east of Edwards Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle SC 29031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fish Dam Battle Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Fishdam Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Feasterville Female and Male Academy (approx. 7.4 miles away); Otterson's Fort (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fort Wagner (approx. 10 miles away); Ebenezer Methodist Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); John Hugh Means/William Harper (approx. 11.5 miles away); Chester State Park (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Colonel William Farr Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
2. Colonel William Farr Marker
SC Hwy. 215 over Broad River Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
3. SC Hwy. 215 over Broad River
 
 
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