“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Van Wyck in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Birthplace of Andrew Jackson

Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Marker
Other marker at Old Church Road.
Inscription. Seventh President of the United States. Near this site on South Carolina soil Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, at the plantation whereon James Crawford lived and where Jackson himself said he was born.
Erected 1967 by Waxhaws Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 34° 50.184′ N, 80° 48.449′ W. Marker is in Van Wyck, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) and Old Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Charlotte Highway. Touch for map. 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. The Boy of the Waxhaws (approx. ¼ mile away); Jackson Comes Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); School Days in the Waxhaws (approx. 0.3 miles away); Heart of the Community (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Crawford's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wyck.
More about this marker. There are two markers bearing this title. This one, and one a half mile north at the entrance to Andrew Jackson State Park.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,198 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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