Greenwood in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Perkins Barratt
May 11, 1795 - September 29, 1859
Physician, naturalist, versatile intellect, agricultural leader, president of Abbeville District Medical Society, 1835. Friend of Agassiz, Audubon and other major scientists, by his own advanced thinking, he outlined a theory of serial evolution and foretold airplanes and lunar trips. His home was across this road.
Erected 1962 by Greenwood County Historical Society. (Marker Number 24-7.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Environment • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the South Carolina, Greenwood County Historical Society series list.
Location. 34° 6.492′ N, 82° 7.81′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Callison Highway 1.6 miles south of U.S. 25, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Waller (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mathews Mill Veterans Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Wm. Pierce Bennett KinardGreenwood County Confederate Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away); In God We Trust (approx. 5.8 miles away); To The People of Greenwood County (approx. 5.8 miles away); Municipal Fountain (approx. 5.8 miles away); Main Street (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
Also see . . . National Register Information on Barratt House. House designed by John Perkins Barratt for his son, John Joseph Gall “Jack” Barratt. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,557 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2008, by William Jennings Bryan Dorn III of Greenville, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.