“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bennettsville in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

General John McQueen

General John McQueen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
1. General John McQueen Marker
Inscription. This U.S. congressman was born on February 9, 1804, at Queensdale, N.C. After being admitted to the bar in 1828, he established a law office on this corner in Bennettsville. McQueen served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1849 to 1860, resigning on South Carolina's secession from the Union. He was a General of S.C. Militia, a prominent secessionist, and a member of the First Confederate Congress.
Erected 1972 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-9.)
Location. 34° 37.007′ N, 79° 41.02′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Marlboro St. and E, Main Street on S. Marlboro St.. Click for map. Marker is on the side of the McColl Building. Marker is in this post office area: Bennettsville SC 29512, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bennettsville (within shouting distance of this marker); Marlborough County Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jennings-Brown House (about 300 feet away); Old Female Academy (about 300 feet away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (about 400 feet away); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Murchison School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bennettsville.
Also see . . .  John McQueen - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. Notable Persons
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 58 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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