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Near Carlisle in Union County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Colonel William Farr

 
 
Colonel William Farr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
1. Colonel William Farr Marker
Inscription.  
This bridge dedicated
to
Col. William Farr
(1748-1794)
Revolutionary War hero
(Battles of Cowpens, Fishdam, Blackstock,
Musgrove Mills and others)
1st Sheriff of Union County
1st Union Co. Rep. to the S.C. House (1791-1794)
one of the founders of Pinckneyville
justice of the quorum
planter, merchant, father of 11 children

 
Erected 1996 by His Descendants.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 34° 35.729′ N, 81° 25.44′ W. Marker is near Carlisle, South Carolina, in Union County. Marker is on State Highway 215 0.1 miles east of Edwards Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle SC 29031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Fishdam Ford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fish Dam Battle Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Feasterville Female and Male Academy
Colonel William Farr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
2. Colonel William Farr Marker
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Otterson's Fort (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fort Wagner (approx. 10 miles away); Ebenezer Methodist Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); John Hugh Means/William Harper (approx. 11˝ miles away); Chester State Park (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
SC Hwy. 215 over Broad River image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
3. SC Hwy. 215 over Broad River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,263 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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