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George W. Dargan

1802 - 1859

 
 
George W. Dargan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
1. George W. Dargan Marker
Inscription. Near this site stood the home of George W. Dargan, ante-bellum leader of this area, who served as State Senator, 1842-1847 and Chancellor of the S.C. Court of Equity, 1847-1859. He was a trustee of the S.C. College and a member of the Southern Rights Convention of 1852. The mansion burned down on May 14, 1898.
 
Erected 1968 by Darlington County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16-6.)
 
Location. 34° 18.544′ N, 79° 53.718′ W. Marker is in Darlington, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on Weaver St. just from W. Smith Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington SC 29532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darlington Raceway (approx. one mile away); Site of First Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Julius A. Dargan House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Darlington Memorial Center (approx. 1.2 miles away); “Yankee Hill” (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. James Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wilds-Edwards House / Samuel Hugh Wilds (approx. 1.3 miles away); Darlington County Jail (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Darlington.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Wide view of the George W. Dargan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the George W. Dargan Marker
The site of the Dargan mansion, which burned in 1898.
The Grave of George W. Dargan (1802-1859) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
3. The Grave of George W. Dargan (1802-1859)
The Dargan family grave plot is located in the nearby First Baptist Church graveyard in downtown Darlington.
 
 
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