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Chesterfield in Chesterfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Secession Meeting

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
1. First Secession Meeting Marker
Inscription. [Front]:
First Secession Meeting, Chesterfield Courthouse.

Nov. 19, 1860.

Banner used on Secession Day.

[Rear]:
Dedicated by the U.D.C's of Chesterfield Co. to the brave men, devoted women and faithful slaves, '61-'65.
 
Erected by U.D.C. of Chesterfield County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 44.157′ N, 80° 5.136′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, South Carolina, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Park Drive, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterfield SC 29709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chesterfield Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); John Craig House (within shouting distance of this marker); Chesterfield Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Craig House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin-Craig-Laney House (approx. mile
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By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. First Secession Meeting Marker
away); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 8.3 miles away in North Carolina); John J. McRae (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina); Sneedsborough (approx. 9.6 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
Also see . . .  Preserve America. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
3. First Secession Meeting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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