Old House in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Thomas Heyward Jr.
( We Mutually Pledge To Each Other
Our Lives Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor)
Thomas Heyward Jr.
Signer Of The Declaration
Descendants Of The Signers Of The
Declaration Of Independence, Inc.
In Memory Of
Member of the Continental
Congress 1775 -
Member of the Council
of Safety of S.C. 1775-
Signer of the Declaration of
Independence July 4th 1776 -
Signer of the Articles of American
Confederation in behalf
of the state of S.C. July 9th 1778-
Judge of the Court Of
Common Pleas 1778-
At the siege of Charleston May 12, 1780
he commanded the Charleston
Battalion of volunteers and in the
surrender of the City was taken
prisoner and was confined at
St. Augustine Fla- for one year-
Member Of The Constitutional
Convention Of S.C. 1790-
He was the son of Col. Daniel Heyward-by
Marla daughter of William Miles Esq.
Erected By The State of S.C. "
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 32° 27.341′ N, 80° 53.805′ W. Marker is in Old House, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker is on Old House Plantation Driveway. Touch for map. off SC 462. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeland SC 29936, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old House Plantation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grahamville (approx. 4.1 miles away); Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 4.1 miles away); Euhaw Baptist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Gopher Tortoise Square (approx. 5.3 miles away); Ridgeland (approx. 5.3 miles away); St. Paul's Methodist Church (approx. 5½ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Heyward, Jr. Heyward signed the Declaration of Independence five days after his thirtieth birthday. (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Monument to Thomas Heyward, Jr., (sculpture). (Submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Heroes • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,292 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.