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Darlington in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edmund H. Deas

 
 
Edmund H. Deas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
1. Edmund H. Deas Marker
Marker is in the yard of an occupied house.
Inscription. After moving to Darlington County in the 1870s, Edmund H. Deas served as county chairman of the Republican Party for a number of years and was a delegate to four national conventions. A black candidate for Congress in 1884 and 1890, Deas was Deputy Collector of Internal Revenue in S. C., 1889-94 and 1897-1901. This house was his residence at his death in 1915.
 
Erected 1977 by Darlington County Bicentennial Committee for Ethnic Participation. (Marker Number 16-18.)
 
Location. 34° 17.727′ N, 79° 51.751′ W. Marker is in Darlington, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on E Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Between 1st and 2nd Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 E Avenue, Darlington SC 29532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macedonia Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Darlington Memorial Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Lawrence Reese (approx. half a mile away); Grove Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Darlington County / Darlington County Courthouse
Wide view of the Edmund H. Deas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the Edmund H. Deas Marker
The marker is in the front lawn of the home once occupied by Edmund Deas and remains a residence in this Darlington neighborhood.
(approx. mile away); Darlington County Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); Wilds-Edwards House / Samuel Hugh Wilds (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Darlington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edmund H. Deas House National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. City of Darlington Multiple Resource Area National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Edmund H. Deas Headstone in Darlington Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
3. Edmund H. Deas Headstone in Darlington Memorial Cemetery
 
 
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