Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
King Haiglar Tower
Some time between 1815 and 1826, J.B. Mathieu executed this 5'1" iron effigy of King Haiglar and presented it to the town. It has stood as a weather vane at other locations since then and was placed here when the Opera House (since razed) and its tower were built in 1886.
A copy of Mathieu's likeness of King Haiglar stands atop City Hall, built in 1955.
Erected 1977 by City of Camden.
Location. 34° 14.676′ N, 80° 36.409′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (South Carolina Route 521) and Rutledge Street on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden SC 29020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E.H. Dibble Store / Eugene H. Dibble (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The De Kalb Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baruch Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mather Academy The Bishop Davis House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Kirkland (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gaol (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camden.
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
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