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

William Andrew Dowling

 
 
William Andrew Dowling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. William Andrew Dowling Marker
Inscription.  Born in Darlington County in 1859, William Dowling was a descendant of Robert Dowling, who had settled in S.C. in the Parish of St. David by 1773. William served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1899-1900, and was Darlington County Supervisor when the 1902-1903 courthouse was built. Dowling's home stood about one-half mile east of here.
 
Erected 1979 by The Dr. Henry Woodward Chapter of the S.C. State Society, Daughters of American Colonists. (Marker Number 16-20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
Location. 34° 16.053′ N, 80° 0.915′ W. Marker is near Oates, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on East Seven Pines Street, on the right when traveling west. 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurie M. Lawson (approx. 2 miles away); Oates
William Andrew Dowling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
2. William Andrew Dowling Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Wesley Chapel (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lydia Rural Fire Dept. (approx. 5˝ miles away); Darlington Raceway (approx. 6.6 miles away); Coker's Pedigreed Seed Company /Coker Experimental Farms (approx. 6.8 miles away); Butler School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Augustin Wilson (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oates.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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