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Near Rock Hill in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill

Hill's Iron Works

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
1. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker
South side
Inscription. [South side]
Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill
Lieutenant General in the Confederate States Army
Soldier, Educator, Author
A worthy son of the land we love.

[East side]
S.68.44 W. 737 feet from this point was the site of Hill's Iron Works.
The original corner stone was in a good state of preservation when submerged in 1925.

[North side]
Erected by the Kings Mountain Chapter D.A.R. and the Winnie Davis Chapter U.D.C. October 1919

[West side]
Hill's Iron Works
Here were made some of the cannon used by the patriots of the Carolinas during the Revolutionary War. It was burned by the British under Houck June, 1780. Near this spot was also the home of Colonel William Hill the steadfast Whig.
 
Erected 1919.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.877′ N, 81° 5.94′ W. Marker is near Rock Hill, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is on Hands Mill Road 0.3 miles north of Campbell Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York SC 29745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker
East side
within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Hill (1741-1816) / Hill's Ironworks (here, next to this marker); Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Colonel Samuel Watson (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ebenezer Confederate Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Town of Ebenezer (approx. 6.3 miles away); The CCC in York County / Tom Johnston Camp, (SCS#10), CCC (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ebenezer (approx. 7 miles away); Nation Ford (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for D.H. Hill. (Submitted on March 6, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
3. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker
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Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
4. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker
West side
Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
5. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill / Hill's Ironworks Marker
Daniel Harvey Hill image. Click for full size.
6. Daniel Harvey Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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