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

William Gee

 
 
William Gee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 8, 2010
1. William Gee Marker
Grave area is heavily wooded.
Inscription.  A veteran of the Revolution, William Gee served as a private with the Continental Line of N.C. and moved to this area before 1797. He was one of the original members of the Washington Society, organized in 1803 to establish an academy on Jeffries Creek at Ebenezer. His grave is located about 250 feet southwest of here.
 
Erected 1976 by Florence County Historical Society. (Marker Number 21-2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 34° 9.817′ N, 79° 51.236′ W. Marker is near Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is on W. Palmetto Street (U.S. 76) close to S. Cashua Drive, on the right when traveling east. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Young Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); 09.11.2001 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ebenezer Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); POW✯MIA (approx. 1.8 miles away); United States Merchant Marine Monument
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Home Safe (approx. 1.8 miles away); US Coast Guard Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Marine Corps League of Florence, SC (approx. 1.8 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 1,820 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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