Near Fort Lawn in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William R. Davie, distinguished general, lawyer, educator, and statesman, who dreamed of the canal and donated the land for it.
Robert Leckie, engineer and master stonemason, who designed the canal and supervised its building.
Robert Mills, Joel Poinsett, and Abram Blanding, who were planners and builders for the South Carolina Board of Public Works during this significant period of state growth.
Erected 1975 by The South Carolina State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 34° 47.538′ N, 80° 52.98′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawn, South Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lawn SC 29714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Landsford Canal State Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Guardlock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landsford Canal State Park Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Nest with a Bird's-Eye View (approx. 0.3 miles away); Footbridge (approx. half a mile away); Culvert (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Canal Bed (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lawn.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Landsford Canal.
Also see . . . South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on November 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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