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

Samuel Bacot 1745-1795

Samuel Bacot 1745-1795 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 10, 2010
1. Samuel Bacot 1745-1795 Marker
Inscription.  Early land records indicate that Samuel Bacot settled in the back country of S.C. about 1770. He served in the State Militia during the Revolution, was taken prisoner by the British in 1780, but with his companions made his escape, avoiding confinement in a Charles Town prison. His grave is one half mile northeast.
Erected 1972 by Darlington County Historical Commission and Samuel Bacot Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 16-11.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
Location. 34° 16.311′ N, 79° 49.289′ W. Marker is near Darlington, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of East McIver Rd. and Riverview Road, on the right when traveling west on East McIver Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington SC 29532, 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
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. Andrew Hunter (approx. 1.6 miles away); Attempted Ambush (approx. 1.7 miles away); Williamson's Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Pleasant Grove Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Moses S. Haynsworth (approx. 2.8 miles away); Darlington Memorial Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Edmund H. Deas (approx. 2.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Darlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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