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Near St. Stephen in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Walter

 
 
Thomas Walter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Thomas Walter Marker
Inscription. The grave of Thomas Walter (c. 1740-1789), pioneer botanist, is 9 mi. W at his Santee River plantation. A native of England, Walter came to S.C. by 1769. He collected and catalogued many plants native to the lowcountry. His catalog Flora Caroliniana, was the first botany of an American region to use the Linnaean classification system.
 
Erected 2003 by the Garden Club of S.C., Inc. replacing a marker erected in 1994. (Marker Number 8-30.)
 
Location. 33° 26.33′ N, 79° 59.1′ W. Marker is near St. Stephen, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Colonel Mamham Dr. and U.S. 52, on the right when traveling east on Colonel Mamham Dr.. Touch for map. Highway has been modified and intersection re-engineered in early 2010, since this marker was first published. Includes road name changes as well.[ed.]. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Stephen SC 29479, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maham Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); DeWitt Williams Bridge (approx. 2.5 miles away); Village of Pineville (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Stephens Veterans Monument
Thomas Walter Marker shares location with a Blue Star By-Way marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
2. Thomas Walter Marker shares location with a Blue Star By-Way marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Berkeley County (approx. 3.9 miles away); St. Stephen Colored School / St. Stephen High School (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); L. Mendel Rivers House (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Stephen.
 
Also see . . .
1. Appletons Encyclopedia-Thomas Walter. (Submitted on October 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Linnaean - Biological classification, From Wikipedia. Biological classification or scientific classification in biology is a method by which biologists group and categorize organisms by biological type, such as genus or species. (Submitted on October 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Thomas Walter Marker, looking south along US 52 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
3. Thomas Walter Marker, looking south along US 52
Thomas Walter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
4. Thomas Walter Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,757 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on December 15, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on December 16, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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