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Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wadboo Barony

 
 
Wadboo Barony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Wadboo Barony Marker
Inscription. Near this point was the SW corner of Wadboo Barony, a 12,000 acre tract about 4 miles square, granted in 1683 to James Colleton, son of an original Lord Proprietor, as part of the land due him as a landgrave of Carolina. Colleton's heirs were Loyalists during the Revolution; the Barony was confiscated, divided, and sold to Patriot citizens.
 
Erected 1976 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-23.)
 
Location. 33° 11.747′ N, 79° 57.203′ W. Marker is in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on State Highway 402, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located Northwest side of Waboo Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wadboo Barony: Francis Marionís Last Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Stony Landing House (approx. one mile away); Colleton House: “Unmanly Practices” or Legitimate Target? (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Fair Lawn: An Archeaological Treasure (approx. 1.1 miles away); C.S.S. David
Wadboo Barony Marker, at the Northwest side of Waboo Bridge, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2009
2. Wadboo Barony Marker, at the Northwest side of Waboo Bridge, looking south
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Berkeley County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Santee Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Biggin Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moncks Corner.
 
Also see . . .  Tiverton Lawn Plantation – Santee Circle – Berkeley County. This plantation was originally part of Wadboo Barony granted to James Colleton. 1782 – The Wadboo Barony was confiscated by the Patriots due to the Colletons being loyal to England. The property was divided into 24 tracts of 500 acres each and sold. (Submitted on October 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Wadboo Barony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2009
3. Wadboo Barony Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,359 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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