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Cheraw in Chesterfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old St. David's

 
 
Old St. David's Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
1. Old St. David's Marker
Inscription.
St. David's, authorized by the General Assembly in 1768, was the last parish established in colonial S.C. Said to be buried in its churchyard are soldiers of British forces occupying the Cheraws in 1780. The steeple and vestibule of this Episcopal church were added c.1827 and services were held here until a new church was built in 1916.
 
Erected 1979 by Chesterfield County Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Chesterfield County Historical and Preservation Societies marker series.
 
Location. 34° 41.766′ N, 79° 52.782′ W. Marker is in Cheraw, South Carolina, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Front Street, on the right when traveling east on Church Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 91 Church Street, Cheraw SC 29520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 71st Regiment of Foot (here, next to this marker); Francis Asbury's First Visit to S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Mose Rogers (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheraw Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Coulter Memorial Academy Site (approx. half a mile away); Dizzy Gillespie Birthplace (approx. 0.8 miles away); Greene's Encampment / Sherman's March (approx. 2 miles away); Albert M. Shipp (approx. 2 miles away); John Lyde Wilson (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheraw.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old St. David's Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. Old St. David's Marker
Old St. David's Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
3. Old St. David's
Old St. David's Photo, Click for full size
Courtesy of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History
4. Old St. David's
Old St. David's Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
5. Old St. David's Cemetery
 

 
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