Prosperity in Newberry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
1861 - 1865
Erected 1928 by The William Lester Chapter UDC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 34° 12.561′ N, 81° 31.993′ W. Marker is in Prosperity, South Carolina, in Newberry County. Marker is on Towne Square, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prosperity SC 29127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rock House (approx. 4 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 5 miles away); Rev. Joachim Bulow. (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mollohon Mill and Village (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bush River Quaker Meeting (approx. 6.1 miles away); Henry McNeal Turner (approx. 6.2 miles away); Calvin Crozier Murder Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Newberry Village Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away).
1. Historical Events
The William Lester Chapter UDC erected this marker in 1928 for $400. It is four feet by nine inches. The chapter was named in honor of William Lester, Captain of the
— Submitted December 10, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.
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