Near Van Wyck in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Heart of the Community
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
Location. 34° 50.448′ N, 80° 48.372′ W. Marker is near Van Wyck, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Andrew Jackson State Park Road half a mile east of U.S. 521. Touch for map. Marker is in Andrew Jackson State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Van Wyck SC 29744, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); School Days in the Waxhaws (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum Jackson Comes Home (about 400 feet away); The Boy of the Waxhaws (about 400 feet away); Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wyck.
More about this marker. There is also a small picture of a tombstone near the center of the marker.
The tombstone shown here marks a grave in the Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Cemetery. Hearts were a common decorative motif in the 18th century Carolina Backcountry.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 6, 7. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 8, 9. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.