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

Colonel Samuel Watson

Colonel Samuel Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles R. Robbins, Jr., September 2, 2012
1. Colonel Samuel Watson Marker
Inscription.  Colonel Samuel Watson 1731-1810. Wife-Elizabeth McDowell 1738-1817. Near this spot was the home and commissary of Col. Watson, 1st. Liuet. of Rangers, Captain and Delegate to S.C. Prov. Congress 1776. Colonel of Militia New Aquisition. Elder in Bethel Church. In consideration of his uprightousness he was made commissary by his Whig neighbors and his house was despository for supplies.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 35° 1.816′ N, 81° 9.58′ W. Marker is near York, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Highway (State Highway 49) and Sherrer Road on Charlotte Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York SC 29745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Hill (1741-1816) / Hill's Ironworks (approx. 3.6 miles away); Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); King's Mountain Military Academy Site / Micah Jenkins (approx. 4.9 miles away); David E. Finley Birthplace (approx. 5 miles away); York County Confederate Monument
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); Town of Yorkville / Town of York (approx. 5.2 miles away); Trinity M. E. Church, South (approx. 5.3 miles away); Historic York (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Charles R. Robbins, Jr. of Rock Hill, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 168 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Charles R. Robbins, Jr. of Rock Hill, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 27, 2020