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Near Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Navy Yard

 
 
Confederate Navy Yard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
1. Confederate Navy Yard Marker
Inscription. The Confederacy established a navy yard 1/4 mile NW about 1863 on the banks of the Great Pee Dee River. Here, under the command of Lt. Van Renssalaer Morgan, a wooden gunboat, the C.S.S. Pee Dee, was built. Launched by November 1864, it was burned to prevent its capture by Federal forces in March 1865.
 
Erected 1968 by U.D.C., Pee Dee District. (Marker Number 34-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 12.265′ N, 79° 32.413′ W. Marker is near Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is on E Palmetto Street (U.S. 76), in the median. Touch for map. Just east of the Great Pee Dee River on the eastbound side of a very wide median. Marker is in this post office area: Marion SC 29571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jamestown (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mt. Zion Rosenwald School (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt. Zion Methodist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Hewn-Timber Cabins (approx. 6.3 miles away); Francis Marion Memorial Highway
Confederate Navy Yard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
2. Confederate Navy Yard Marker
view when traveling eastbound
(approx. 6.4 miles away); William R. Johnson House / The Columns (approx. 6.4 miles away); Red Doe (approx. 6.5 miles away); Atomic Bomb Accident at Mars Bluff, March 11, 1958 (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is very hard to see when traveling westbound.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View when traveling westbound image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 7, 2011
3. View when traveling westbound
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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