Lexington in Lexington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 33° 59.25′ N, 81° 14.367′ W. Marker is in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is on Fox Street. Touch for map. Building is on the grounds of the Lexington County Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 Fox Street, Lexington SC 29072, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Fox House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cotton Gin (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John Fox House (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hazelius House (about 300 feet away); Oak Grove Schoolhouse (about 400 feet away); Daniel Koon House Laurence Corley House (about 500 feet away); Tomb of Dr. E.L. Hazelius (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Stephen's Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Lexington County Museum. The Lexington County Museum, founded in 1970, offers a rare and unforgettable experience – the chance to see and touch a way of life gone forever. (Submitted on August 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. About Joel Ridgell
The Ridgell family is of English origin and first settled at Charleston. Joel Ridgell spent all his life in Lexington County. He owned the land on which the Town of Batesburg was built, and was a highly honored character there for many years. The Fox family is likewise one of long residence in the county. (Source: History of South Carolina by Yates Snowden, pg 138.)
— Submitted August 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 668 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.