Greenwood in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Perkins Barratt
May 11, 1795 - September 29, 1859
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 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. • Agriculture • Environment • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
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 1,442 times since then and 17 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.