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

John C. West Boyhood Home

 
 
John C. West Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
1. John C. West Boyhood Home Marker
Inscription. This farm was the boyhood home of John Carl West (b. 1922), governor of South Carolina 1971-75. West, a graduate of the Citadel and the University of S.C., served as an intelligence officer in World War II, as state senator 1955-66, and as lieutenant governor 1967-71 before his term as governor. He was later U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1977-81.
 
Erected 1999 by the Kershaw County Historical Society. (Marker Number 28-10.)
 
Location. 34° 12.521′ N, 80° 32.141′ W. Marker is near Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker is on Cleveland School Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located near exit 101 of Interstate 20. Marker is in this post office area: Camden SC 29020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cleveland School Fire (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Loyalists (approx. 4.2 miles away); Prisoners of War (approx. 4.2 miles away); Kershaw House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Powder Magazine (approx. 4.2 miles away); Southeast Redoubt (approx. 4.2 miles away); Josheph Kershaw (1728-1791) (approx. 4.2 miles away); African Americans Choose Sides (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camden.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernment
 
John C. West Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
2. John C. West Boyhood Home Marker
John C. West Boyhood Home image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 1, 2011
3. John C. West Boyhood Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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