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Shannon Hill in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Captain Peter DuBose

1755 - 1846

 
 
Captain Peter DuBose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Captain Peter DuBose Marker
Inscription. After serving in the militia under General Francis Marion during the Revolutionary War, this planter and patriot lived near here and operated a ferry, known as DuBose's Crossing, close by the present bridge over Lynches River. His grave is in the family cemetery 100 yards north.
 
Erected 1966 by The Lee County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 31-10.)
 
Location. 34° 14.959′ N, 80° 13.002′ W. Marker is in Shannon Hill, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on Hartsville Highway (U.S. 15), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located at Lynches River,west bank, 4 miles Northeast of Bishopville. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cash-Shannon Duel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bishopville High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dennis High School (approx. 2.5 miles away); Flag Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (approx. 2.6 miles away); William Apollos James House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Thomas Gordon McLeod (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Captain Peter DuBose Marker, looking east at todays Lynches River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
2. Captain Peter DuBose Marker, looking east at todays Lynches River Bridge
Captain Peter DuBose Marker, looking westward along Hartsville Highway (US 15) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 18, 2010
3. Captain Peter DuBose Marker, looking westward along Hartsville Highway (US 15)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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