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

Ellison Durant Smith

August 1, 1864 - November 17, 1944

 
 
Ellison Durant Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2009
1. Ellison Durant Smith Marker
Inscription. Known nationally as "Cotton Ed" and active in 1905 in forming the Southern Cotton Association, Ellison DuRant Smith was elected to the U.S.Senate in 1908 and served until his death in 1944, having been Committee Chairman of Agriculture and of Interstate Commerce. His home, Tanglewood, is 3 miles east on Highway 341.
 
Erected 1964 by Lee County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 31-8.)
 
Location. 34° 3.6′ N, 80° 4.275′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynchburg Highway (U.S. 341) and Florence Highway (South Carolina Highway 76), on the right when traveling east on Lynchburg Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg SC 29080, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynchburg Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Fair Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. (approx. 7.2 miles away); John Wesley Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Mayesville Story
Ellison Durant Smith Marker at the intersection of US 76 and State Road 341 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
2. Ellison Durant Smith Marker at the intersection of US 76 and State Road 341
(approx. 9.3 miles away); Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Rev. Thomas Reese English (approx. 9.5 miles away); Birthplace of Mary McLeod Bethune (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on March 3, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 3, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
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Tanglewood Plantation image. Click for full size.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
3. Tanglewood Plantation
Tanglewood Plantation image. Click for full size.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
4. Tanglewood Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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