Society Hill in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Execution of Adam Cusack
Erected 2002 by Darlington County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16-47.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1780.
Location. 34° 31.117′ N, 79° 50.637′ W. Marker is in Society Hill, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 15) and Depot Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Society Hill SC 29593, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Society Hill Depot (here, next to this marker); Long Bluff (approx. half a mile away); Welsh Neck Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lawrence Faulkner / Simon BrownHenry C. Burn House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Zachariah W. Wines (approx. 0.9 miles away); Society Hill Library Society (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Society Hill.
Also see . . . Myers and Neighbors of Jeffries Creek, SC. By Neil O. Myers A narrative of the events leading up to the arrest and execution of Adam Cusack. (Submitted on June 11, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,472 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of execution site - From James'" Life of Marion,": "He was hung about the spot first occupied by the depot of the Cheraw and Darlington Railroad, at the foot of the hill, below the village of Society Hill, then on the public road leading from Cheraw to George-town." • Can you help?