Union in Union County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Thomas N. Dawkins House
This was the home of Thomas N. Dawkins (1807-1870) and his second wife Mary Poulton Dawkins (1820-1906). Dawkins, a lawyer, state representative, and judge, married Poulton, a native of London, in 1845. They named this house “The Shrubs” after her grandfather’s home in England; Mrs. Dawkins designed her garden to feature shrubs. Dawkins served in the S.C. House in the 1830s and again during the Civil War.
Erected 2013 by Union County Historical Society. (Marker Number 44-18.)
Topics. This historical marker is Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is February 16, 1865.
Location. 34° 43.031′ N, 81° 37.214′ W. Marker is in Union, South Carolina, in Union County. Marker is on North Church Street, 0.1 miles north of East Main Street (State Highway 49), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 North Church Street, Union SC 29379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis Dined in This House (about 700 feet away); Culp-Beaty Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presbyterian Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Union County Revolutionary War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Pratt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Union County after 1877 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.