Near Lancaster in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Waxhaw Presbyterian Church
About 3 miles W. is Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, organized 1755, first church in upper South Carolina. President Andrew Jackson, born nearby, was baptized there. His father lies in the churchyard with other early settlers of the Waxhaws and many veterans of various wars, including: Gen. Wm. R. Davie, Maj. Robt. Crawford, Major John Barkley, Col. J. H. Witherspoon, Isaac Donnom.
Erected 1948 by Lancaster County. (Marker Number 29-3.)
Location. 34° 48.786′ N, 80° 48.096′ W. Marker is near Lancaster, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) and West North Corner Road, on the right when traveling south on Charlotte Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster SC 29720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boundary Line (approx. one mile away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. 1.6 miles away); Major Crawford's Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jackson Comes Home (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Boy of the Waxhaws (approx. 1.9 miles Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum (approx. 1.9 miles away); Heart of the Community (approx. 1.9 miles away); Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); School Days in the Waxhaws (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Regarding Waxhaw Presbyterian Church. Waxhaw Presbyterian Church is located on Old Hickory Road near Waxhaw Village Road.
Also see . . .
1. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Site contains history of church and photos of the graves of Andrew Jackson, William Davie,William Richardson, and James Crawford. (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. William Richardson Davie. William Richardson Davie (June 20, 1756 – November 29, 1820) was a military officer and the tenth Governor of North Carolina from 1798 to 1799, as well as one of the most important men involved in the founding of the University of North Carolina. He was a member of the Federalist Party and is a "Founding Father of the United States." (Submitted on May 31, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.