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

Duncan McLaurin

1847–1934

 

—Father of Dillon —

 
Duncan McLaurin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
1. Duncan McLaurin Marker
Inscription. First settler, first merchant, first mayor, first postmaster, chairman of first school board. Post Office in his store—20 feet north of this point. This memorial erected in 1990 by his family.
 
Erected 1990 by the McLaurin family.
 
Location. 34° 25.073′ N, 79° 22.341′ W. Marker is in Dillon, South Carolina, in Dillon County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 N Railroad Ave, Dillon SC 29536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Dillon / Florence Railroad Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Dillon County / Dillon County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Dillon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Main Street Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); James W. Dillon House Museum (approx. 0.8 miles away); Saint Paul Methodist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Pee Dee Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Vidalia Academy (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dillon.
 
More about this marker. Marker is across from the Amtrak railroad station, formerly the Atlantic Coast
Duncan McLaurin Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
2. Duncan McLaurin Memorial
Line depot.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Site of Duncan McLaurin’s Store Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
3. Site of Duncan McLaurin’s Store
The memorial marker can be seen between the alley and the building.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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