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Pawleys Island in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Nesbit / Norburn House

 
 
Nesbit / Norburn House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, November 26, 2005
1. Nesbit / Norburn House Marker
Inscription.  By 1842 this house was here on Pawleys Island and was owned by Robert Nesbit (1799-1848). A native of Scotland and a rice planter in this area, Nesbit also owned nearby "Caledonia" plantation. The house on Pawleys remained in the Nesbit family until after the death of Ralph Nesbit in 1938. It was then sold to Dr. Charles Norburn of Asheville, North Carolina.
 
Erected 1993 by Pawleys Island Civic Association. (Marker Number 22 34.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 33° 24.995′ N, 79° 7.77′ W. Marker is on Pawleys Island, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on State Road S-22-10, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawleys Island SC 29585, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Blyth Allston House (Pawley House) (within shouting distance of this marker); LaBruce/Lemon House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); All Saints Academy Summer House
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(about 400 feet away); All Saints Summer Parsonage / The Rectory (about 600 feet away); Ward House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawleys Island.
 
Nesbit / Norburn House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, November 26, 2005
2. Nesbit / Norburn House
As seen from the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,468 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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