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Near Wallace in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Lyde Wilson

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, April 20, 2009
1. John Lyde Wilson Marker
Inscription.  Near this site stood Stony Hill, boyhood home of John Lyde Wilson, State Senator and Representative, Governor of South Carolina from 1822 to 1824, and author of The Code of Honor (1838), widely used by ante-bellum duellists. His parents, John Wilson and Mary Lide, are buried in nearby Wilson family cemetery. In 1957, a tornado destroyed the home.
 
Erected 1971 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
 
Location. 34° 42.976′ N, 79° 50.425′ W. Marker is near Wallace, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 9 and Old Wire Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 9. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wallace SC 29596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greene's Encampment / Sherman's March (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albert M. Shipp (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pee Dee Union Baptist Church
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); Cheraw Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old St. David's (approx. 2.6 miles away); The 71st Regiment of Foot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Francis Asbury's First Visit to S.C. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Captain Mose Rogers (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wallace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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