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

Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow / China Grove Plantation

 
 
Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow Face of Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
1. Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow Face of Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow. China Grove was the birthplace of the Reverend Jeremiah John Snow (1836–1892), a son of the third James Snow who lived here. He entered the Methodist Conference in 1863, and was a chaplain in the Third Regiment, South Carolina Troops, in the Civil War. Later he was a circuit-riding minister. His grave is at Union Church.

China Grove Plantation. China Grove, located on the Old Stage Road to Indiantown, near its junction with the Britton’s Ferry Road, was for many years the home of the Snow family. The eighteenth century plantation house has been restored. Its construction is attributed to James Snow (1730–1793), whose grandfather, Dr. Nathaniel Snow, came to South Carolina in 1697.
 
Erected 1974 by the Dr. Henry Woodward Chapter, South Carolina Society, Daughters of the American Colonists. (Marker Number 22-25.)
 
Location. 33° 37.122′ N, 79° 24.368′ W. Marker is near Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Rose Hill Road (Local Route 6) and China Grove Lane (private road), on the left when traveling south on Rose Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
China Grove Plantation Face of Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
2. China Grove Plantation Face of Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Mingo Creek: (approx. 1.5 miles away); Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Black Mingo – Willtown / Black Mingo Baptist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Black Mingo Presbyterian Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pleasant Hill School (approx. 4.8 miles away); Prince George Winyah Parish / Prince Frederick’s Parish (approx. 5.9 miles away); Benjamin Britton Chandler (1854–1925) (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Birthplace of Jeremiah John Snow / China Grove Plantation. China Grove Plantation is in the National Register of Historic Places. It is privately owned. Do not trespass or disturb the residents.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Marker Hiding Behind the Tree Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
3. Marker Hiding Behind the Tree
Marker is just south of the plantation gate, and is easy to miss if you are traveling south.
Marker is clearly visible when traveling north Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
4. Marker is clearly visible when traveling north
View from the Road Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
5. View from the Road
Plantation House Can be Glimpsed at the End of the Lane Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 21, 2009
6. Plantation House Can be Glimpsed at the End of the Lane
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,581 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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