Kingstree in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Of Covernanter blood, a descendant of John Knox, he was a zealous adherent to the principles of the Presbyterian Reformed Church of Scotland. A man of deep piety, strong moral courage, and a leader in the affairs of the community.
This marker is erected by Grateful descendants who unite in honoring and perpetuating his memory
Erected September 1938
Erected 1938 by Descendents of John Witherspoon.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1670.
Location. 33° 40.052′ N, 79° 49.025′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingstree SC 29556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Roger Gordon (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen A. Swails House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Williamsburgh (approx. 0.8 miles away); Willamsburg County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Williamsburg County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Muster Ground and Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Williamsburg Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingstree.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.