Near Pawleys Island in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joseph & Theodosia Burr Alston
And Their Son Aaron Burr Alston
The lot of this Citizen was no common one to the state. To its service he devoted himself from early years. On the floors of its Legislature, he was distinguished for his extensive information & his transcendent eloquence; in the chair of the House of Representatives, for impartial, correct decisions; & every where, he was distinguished for his zealous attachment to republican principles.
In the capacity of Chief Magistrate of the State when both the honour & the responsibility of the trust were heightened by the difficulties and dangers of the war of 1812, he by his indomitable activity & his salutary measures earned new titled to the respect & the Gratitude of his fellow citizens.
This great man was also a good one. He met death with that fortitude with which his ancestor did from whom he received his name & this estate, & which is to be found only the good hoping to rejoin those whose loss had left his heart an aching void, that nothing on earth could
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Location. 33° 30.633′ N, 79° 6.767′ W. Marker is near Pawleys Island, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker can be reached from Brookgreen Gardens near U.S. 17. Click for map. Marker is the Alston Family Cemetery at the Oaks Plantation, which can only be reached by scheduled Oaks Plantation tours from Brookgreen Gardens. There is a fee to enter the gardens and another to board the bus to the plantation ruins and the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Pawleys Island SC 29585, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Alston (approx. 1.1 miles away); Brookgreen Plantation (approx. 1.1 miles away); Theodosia Burr Alston (approx. 1.1 miles away); Washington Allston (approx. 1.1 miles away); Washington’s Visit (approx. 1.1 miles away); All Saints Parish (1767) / All Saints, Waccamaw (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hot and Hot Fish Club (approx. 3.6 miles away); Prince Frederick's Chapel (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pawleys Island.
Regarding Joseph & Theodosia Burr Alston. Joseph Alston was born in 1778, Theodosia Burr in 1783, Aaron Alston in 1802. Joseph and Theodosia were maried
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