Near Van Wyck in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Heart of the Community
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
Location. 34° 50.448′ N, 80° 48.372′ W. Marker is near Van Wyck, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Andrew Jackson State Park Road, half a mile east of U.S. 521. Marker is in Andrew Jackson State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Van Wyck SC 29744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); School Days in the Waxhaws (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum (about 400 feet away); Jackson Comes Home (about 400 feet away); The Boy of the Waxhaws (about 400 feet away); Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wyck.
More about this marker. There is also a small picture of a tombstone near the center of the marker.
The tombstone shown here marks a grave in the Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Cemetery. Hearts were a common decorative motif in the 18th century Carolina Backcountry.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 960 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 6, 7. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 8, 9. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.