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

Moses S. Haynsworth

Moses S. Haynsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 8, 2010
1. Moses S. Haynsworth Marker
Inscription.  Born in Darlington District in 1845, this Confederate War veteran witnessed the firing attack on the Union steamer Star of the West, as it attempted to reinforce Ft. Sumter Jan. 9, 1861. He participated in skirmishes at Tullifinny River near Yemassee Dec. 1864. Owner of this plantation, "Idylwild," he died in 1928, and is buried in Florence, S.C.
Erected 1975 by Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Marker Number 21-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 9, 1789.
Location. 34° 14.529′ N, 79° 47.227′ W. Marker is near Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is at the intersection of Mechanicsville Road (County Route 63) and Range Way, on the right when traveling north on Mechanicsville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew Hunter (approx. 1.4 miles away); Williamson's Bridge
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Samuel Bacot 1745-1795 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ebony Guest House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trinity Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Historic Downtown African American Business District (approx. 3.1 miles away); Skirmish March 5, 1865 West of Gamble's Hotel (approx. 3.1 miles away); Frank Mandeville Rogers Jr. / Floreence Tobacco Warehouse Company (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 77 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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