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Old House in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Heyward Jr.

 
 
Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 30, 2009
1. Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker
Inscription.
[ Emblem The Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence, Inc ]
( We Mutually Pledge To Each Other
Our Lives Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor
)
Thomas Heyward Jr.
Signer Of The Declaration
Of Independence
Placed By
Descendants Of The Signers Of The
Declaration Of Independence, Inc.
( Monument text )
" 1746 1809
In Memory Of
Thomas Heyward
Jr
Patriot-Statesman-
Soldier-Jurist-
Member of the Continental
Congress 1775 -
Member of the Council
of Safety of S.C. 1775-
Signer of the Declaration of
Independence July 4th 1776 -
Signer of the Articles of American
Confederation in behalf
of the state of S.C. July 9th 1778-
Judge of the Court Of
Common Pleas 1778-
At the siege of Charleston May 12, 1780
he commanded the Charleston
Battalion of volunteers and in the
surrender of the City was taken
prisoner and was confined at
St. Augustine Fla- for one year-
Member Of The Constitutional
Convention Of S.C. 1790-
He was the son of Col. Daniel Heyward-by
Marla daughter of William Miles Esq.
Erected By The State of S.C. "

 
Erected by
Thomas Heyward Jr. Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 30, 2009
2. Thomas Heyward Jr. Monument
Artist: Unknown, sculptor. Title: Monument to Thomas Heyward, Jr., (sculpture). Other Titles: Bust of Thomas Heyward, Jr., (sculpture). Dates: 1920. Medium: Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite. Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 27 x 20 x 7 in.; Base: approx. 88 x 48 x 34 in.
Descendants Of The Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence, Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 32° 27.341′ N, 80° 53.805′ W. Marker is in Old House, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker is on Old House Plantation Driveway. Click for map. off SC 462. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeland SC 29936, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old House Plantation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grahamville (approx. 4.1 miles away); Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 4.1 miles away); Euhaw Baptist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Gopher Tortoise Square (approx. 5.3 miles away); Ridgeland (approx. 5.3 miles away); St. Paul's Methodist Church (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Heyward, Jr. Heyward signed the Declaration of Independence five days after his thirtieth birthday. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Monument to Thomas Heyward, Jr., (sculpture). (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. HeroesNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
3. Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker
Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
4. Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker
Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
5. Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker
Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker at family Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 30, 2009
6. Thomas Heyward Jr. Marker at family Cemetery
Thomas Heyward Jr. Bust Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 2009
7. Thomas Heyward Jr. Bust
Bust of Thomas Heyward Jr. wears a coat with a broad collar over a vest. His hair is combed forward. The bust is placed on a tall pedestal and base.
 
 
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