Near Fort Lawn in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William R. Davie, distinguished general, lawyer, educator, and statesman, who dreamed of the canal and donated the land for it.
Robert Leckie, engineer and master stonemason, who designed the canal and supervised its building.
Robert Mills, Joel Poinsett, and Abram Blanding, who were planners and builders for the South Carolina Board of Public Works during this significant period of state growth.
Erected 1975 by The South Carolina State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 34° 47.538′ N, 80° 52.98′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawn, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Park Drive near Landsford Road (South Carolina Highway 843), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the end of Park Drive in Landsford Canal State Park down a gravel drive marked Interpretive Center just pass the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Landsford Canal State Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Guardlock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landsford Canal State Park Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Nest with a Bird's-Eye View (approx. 0.3 miles away); Footbridge (approx. half a mile away); Culvert (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Canal Bed (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lawn.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Landsford Canal.
Also see . . .
1. William R. Davie-Founding Father (North Carolina). (Submitted on November 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on November 21, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels •
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