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

Evan Pugh

 
 
Evan Pugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Evan Pugh Marker
Inscription. One half mile east of this site Evan Pugh (1729-1802) is buried at Pugh Field near his homesite. He moved to this Pee Dee section in 1762 from Pennsylvania and served as a Minister for the Welsh Neck, Cashaway, and Mount Pleasant Churches of the Charleston Baptist Association, 1766-1802. He was an American Revolutionary patriot.
 
Erected 1967 by Darlington County Historical Society. (Marker Number 16-4.)
 
Location. 34° 21.584′ N, 79° 47.017′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mechanicsville Hwy. and Lide Springs Road, on the right when traveling north on Mechanicsville Hwy.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington SC 29540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamuel Benton (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mount Pleasant Baptist Church / Lowther's Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Mont Clare Community Center (approx. 3.2 miles away); John Westfield Lide House (approx. 3.7 miles away); John L. Hart House (approx.
Wide view of the Evan Pugh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2011
2. Wide view of the Evan Pugh Marker
4 miles away); Grove Hill Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Darlington Memorial Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Darlington District Agricultural Society / The Mineral Spring (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 611 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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