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Little River in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boundary House

 
 
Boundary House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Boundary House Marker
Inscription. During the colonial era the Boundary House, on the S.C.-N.C. line 1.3 mi. SE, was both a private residence and “public house.” In 1775 Isaac Marion (d. 1781), eldest brother of future partisan leader Gen. Francis Marion, lived there. On May 9, 1775, when Isaac Marion received news of the Battle of Lexington, Mass., he forwarded the dispatch to the Committee of Safety in Little River.
 
Erected 2005 by Horry County, replacing a marker erected by the Horry County Historic Preservation Commission in 1976. (Marker Number 26-3.)
 
Location. 33° 53.2′ N, 78° 35.856′ W. Marker is in Little River, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Graystone Boulevard (South Carolina Route 179), on the left when traveling north on U.S. 17. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Little River SC 29566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Carolina / North Carolina (approx. 0.7 miles away in North Carolina); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 0.7 miles away in North Carolina); First Post Road (approx. 0.7 miles away in North Carolina); Rebecca Randall Bryan
Boundary House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Boundary House Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Boundary House (approx. 1.5 miles away in North Carolina); George Whitefield (approx. 3.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort Randall (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sonny’s Pavilion (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Little River.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of Boundary House ruins • Can you help?
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