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Gilder

 
 
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By Brian Scott, February 7, 2009
1. Gilder Marker
Inscription.  Austin Plantation: Settled before the Rev. War by Nathaniel Austin (c. 1720 - c. 1800) and his wife, Agnes Dickinson. Ten sons: Nathaniel, Jr., Walter, Thomas, John, Francis, Dickinson, William, Thompson, Samuel & Robert. One daughter: Mary. Nathaniel Austin, Capt., S.C. Militia, & sons served in the Rev. War. The first house was a mile south near Gilder Creek & family cemetery. Second house 1786 was 100 yds. east of this marker. Present house built 1830 by William & Jane Collins Austin. Eight generations of Austins have lived on this land.

Erected 1977 in memory of William Renwick Austin (1906-1973) by descendants of Nathaniel Austin.
Revised 1984

 
Erected 1977 by Descendants of Nathaniel Austin.
 
Location. 34° 47.583′ N, 82° 15.433′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethel Road and Highway 14 on Bethel Road. Marker is located about 50 yards from the road on the Austin property. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of
Austin House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 7, 2009
2. Austin House and Marker
this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakland Plantation (approx. one mile away); Bethel Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bethel Church Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bethel Community Training Ground (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Old Arbor (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Old Oak Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); Graceland East Memorial Park Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mauldin (approx. 2.9 miles away); The History of the Gosnell Cabin (approx. 3 miles away); Mauldin United Methodist Church (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Austin House image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 7, 2009
3. Austin House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,870 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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