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Winnsboro in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Porcher Dubose

 
 
William Porcher Dubose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
1. William Porcher Dubose Marker
Inscription.  This noted author-theologian, born at this site April 11, 1836, educated at Mt. Zion Institute, the Citadel, and the University of Virginia, served as an officer and a chaplain in the Confederate War. He was Rector in Winnsboro and Abbeville, and in 1871 became Chaplain and Professor at the University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn. He died in 1918.
 
Erected 1965 by Fairfield County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-4.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 22.914′ N, 81° 5.214′ W. Marker is in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Congress Street 0.1 miles south of College Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town Clock (about 500 feet away); Fairfield County / Winnsboro (about
William Porcher Dubose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
2. William Porcher Dubose Marker
600 feet away); Fairfield County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Bethel Church (about 700 feet away); British Headquarters (about 800 feet away); James Henry Carlisle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Dead of Fairfield County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Porcher Dubose. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. William Dubose. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Willingham House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
3. Willingham House
This is the house Dubose was born in. It is at the corner of College and Vanderhorst Streets.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 15, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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