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W. D. Craig House

 
 
W. D. Craig House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
1. W. D. Craig House Marker
Inscription. One of Chesterfield's earliest houses, the Wm. Duke Craig House, c.1820, stood here before it was moved in 1975. Craig (1845-1935), farmer and merchant, also owned nearby Craig's Grist Mill. He fought in the Civil War with the 21st Regiment, S.C. Infantry, Co. E. In 1933, he donated the land for Craig Park, just north on Page Street. Altered through the years, the house now stands on county property, some 500 yds. N.
 
Erected 1985 by Chesterfield County. (Marker Number 13-2.)
 
Location. 34° 44.166′ N, 80° 5.31′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, South Carolina, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Page Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterfield SC 29709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Austin-Craig-Laney House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Secession Meeting (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chesterfield Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Craig House (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina
W. D. Craig House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. W. D. Craig House Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away in North Carolina); John J. McRae (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina); Sneedsborough (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina); Dizzy Gillespie Birthplace (approx. 11.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
Also see . . .  Craig Mill Trail. Site contains photos of W.D. Craig House, Craig Park, and trails. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
W. D. Craig House image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Craig Mill Trail and Park website
3. W. D. Craig House
Community Hut in Craig Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
4. Community Hut in Craig Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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