St. Helena Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
In Honor Of Edith M. Dabbs and James McBride Dabbs
Thirty young Live Oak trees were planted on the Penn grounds in October 1986 by their friend John M. Trask Jr. of Orange Grove Plantation, St. Helena Island
Location. 32° 23.295′ N, 80° 34.605′ W. Marker is in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Penn School site at the Penn Center in St. Helena On Dr. Martin Luther King Drive (State Highway S-7-45), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Helena Island SC 29920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Sea Island Storm (here, next to this marker); Penn School (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Ease Emancipation Day • Camp Saxton Site (approx. 6.1 miles away); Plane Crash Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Capt. Brodstrom Marker U.S.M.C. (approx. 6.2 miles away); Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA (approx. 6.2 miles away); Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Edith M. Dabbs , Chronology. (Submitted on November 11, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 874 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.