Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
who departed this life, on the 27th of February, 1795, in the sixty-third year of his age; deeply regretted by all his fellow citizens
will record his worth, and rising generations embalm his memory, as one of the most distinguished patriots and heroes of the American revolution: which elevated his native country.
To Honour and Independence,
secured to her the blessing of
Liberty and Peace.
This tribute of veneration and gratitude is erected in commemoration of the noble and distinguished virtues of the
and the gallant exploits of the
who lived without fear and died without reproach.
Erected 2004 by Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution, Wal-Mart.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 33° 31.972′ N, 80° 25.908′ W. Marker is in Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker can be reached from Fort Watson Road (State Road 14-803). Touch for map. Approx. .5 miles west of US 301, US15 1 mile
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 2nd Battle of Fort Watson (a few steps from this marker); Fort Watson (a few steps from this marker); Fort Watson: (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santee National Wildlife Refuge (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Watson (approx. half a mile away); Liberty Hill Church / Pioneers in Desegregation (approx. 4.7 miles away); Anne Custis Burgess (approx. 6.7 miles away); "Together Let Us Sweetly Live" (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summerton.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Francis Marion Trail. (Submitted on April 15, 2016, by C Summers of Manning, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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