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Saluda in Saluda County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Michael Watson
 
Michael Watson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
1. Michael Watson Marker
 
Inscription.
As a Grateful Tribute to
the Patriotism and Valor of
Michael Watson
a captain in the militia of the State of
South Carolina, who fell in action against
the British at Dean Swamp, Orangeburg District in 1781
and was buried in the Episcopal Graveyard
Orangeburg, S.C.

 
Erected 1931 by Michael Watson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and His Descendants.
 
Location. 33° 50.733′ N, 81° 39.783′ W. Marker is in Saluda, South Carolina, in Saluda County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 39) and Dubose Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Church Circle, Saluda SC 29138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridge Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ridge Hill School / Faith Cabin Library (approx. half a mile away); Jones Cemetery / General James Jones (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ridge Spring Cemetery / W.H. Scarborough (approx. one mile away); Alexander Hamilton Stevens (approx. one mile away); Jacob Odom House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Spann Methodist Church / Captain Clinton Ward (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lott's Tavern & Post Office (approx. 7.1 miles away); William Johnston (approx. 8 miles away); Johnston (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Michael Watson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
2. Michael Watson Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Dean's Swamp. Maj. William Cunningham learned that British and Loyalists prisoners were being held near Dean Swamp, in two bullpens. (Submitted on April 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Dean's Swamp. Other names: John's Town, Salley. (Submitted on April 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. William Watson Family History. The history of Michael Watson's father and family. (Submitted on April 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Michael Watson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
3. Michael Watson Marker
 
 
Michael Watson Marker -<br>Ridge Spring Baptist Church in Background Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
4. Michael Watson Marker -
Ridge Spring Baptist Church in Background
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 715 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
 
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