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

Caleb Coker House

 
 
Caleb Coker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
1. Caleb Coker House Marker
Inscription. This house, built ca. 1832, was the home of Caleb Coker (1802-1869) and the birthplace of his son Maj. James Lide Coker (1837-1918), Confederate officer, industrialist, and founder of Coker College. Caleb Coker, a merchant, was also a director of the Cheraw & Darlington RR, librarian of the Society Hill Library Society, and a charter member of the Darlington Agricultural Society.
 
Erected 2000 by the Darlington County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16-41.)
 
Location. 34° 30.538′ N, 79° 51.286′ W. Marker is in Society Hill, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 401) and Pressley Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Society Hill SC 29593, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Society Hill Library Society (a few steps from this marker); Society Hill Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry C. Burn House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zachariah W. Wines
Wide view of the Caleb Coker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the Caleb Coker House Marker
(approx. mile away); Lawrence Faulkner / Simon Brown (approx. mile away); St. David's Academy (approx. mile away); Japonica Hall / Maj. J.J. Lucas (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Society Hill.
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Caleb Coker House image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
3. Caleb Coker House
 
 
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