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John Perkins Barratt

May 11, 1795 - September 29, 1859

 
 
John Perkins Barratt (May 11, 1795-September 29, 1859) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
1. John Perkins Barratt (May 11, 1795-September 29, 1859) Marker
Inscription.
Physician, naturalist, versatile intellect, agricultural leader, president of Abbeville District Medical Society, 1835. Friend of Agassiz, Audubon and other major scientists, by his own advanced thinking, he outlined a theory of serial evolution and foretold airplanes and lunar trips. His home was across this road.
 
Erected 1962 by Greenwood County Historical Society. (Marker Number 24-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Greenwood County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 34° 6.492′ N, 82° 7.81′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Callison Highway 1.6 miles south of U.S. 25, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Waller (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mathews Mill Veterans Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Wm. Pierce Bennett Kinard (approx. 5 miles away); Greenwood County Confederate Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away); In God We Trust
Site of John Perkins Barratt's Home image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
2. Site of John Perkins Barratt's Home
(approx. 5.8 miles away); To The People of Greenwood County (approx. 5.8 miles away); Municipal Fountain (approx. 5.8 miles away); Main Street (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Marshal Ferdinand Foch (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Also see . . .  National Register Information on Barratt House. House designed by John Perkins Barratt for his son, John Joseph Gall “Jack” Barratt. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureEnvironmentNotable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Barratt House Murals image. Click for full size.
By William JB Dorn III, December 2008
3. Barratt House Murals
Hand Painted murals by John Perkins Barratt in the living room of Barratt House.
Barratt House image. Click for full size.
By William JB Dorn III, December 25, 2008
4. Barratt House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,415 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2008, by William Jennings Bryan Dorn III of Greenville, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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