Near Fort Lawn in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home Site of Justice John Gaston
Erected 1974 by Chester County Historical Society. (Marker Number 12-4.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 34° 41.562′ N, 80° 57.072′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawn, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 9 and Morrison Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 9. 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Fishing Creek (approx. 4.7 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 6.9 miles away); Mill Complex Landsford / Landsford In The Revolution (approx. 7.2 miles away); Alexander's Old Fields (approx. 7.3 miles away); Battle Of Beckhamville (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Canal Bed (approx. 7.3 miles away); Culvert (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lawn.
Regarding Home Site of Justice John Gaston. The Gaston home was burned to the ground during the Revolution by British forces under Tarleton.
Also see . . .
1. Early Gaston Lineage. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Roots and Recall: Justice John Gaston Home Site. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Find-a-grave: John Gaston Jr. John Gaston, II was born Cloughwater, County Antrim, Ireland on the 24th of June 1745. He was the forth of twelve children of Justice John Gaston and Esther (née Waugh) Gaston. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,420 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.