Near Heath Springs in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims
Erected 1949 by Waxhaw Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 2005.
Location. 34° 36.096′ N, 80° 41.016′ W. Marker is near Heath Springs, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 521 and New Hope Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 521. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heath Springs SC 29058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Hanging Rock (approx. one mile away); Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D. (approx. 1.9 miles away); James Ingram HomeThe Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 2.8 miles away); Stoneboro (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mt. Carmel Campground (approx. 5.4 miles away); Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock (approx. 6 miles away); Kershaw (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heath Springs.
Also see . . .
1. Small biography on Dr. Sims. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry on Dr. Sims. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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