Cheraw in Chesterfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Captain Mose Rogers
Commander S. S. Savannah
—First Steam Ship to Cross the Atlantic —
Died Nov. 11, 1821
First Steam Ship To
Cross the Atlantic
Crossed in 1819
Erected by Old Saint David's Church.
Location. 34° 41.738′ N, 79° 52.802′ W. Marker is in Cheraw, South Carolina, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Church Street and Front Street. Touch for map. Located inside the church cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cheraw SC 29520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Asbury's First Visit to S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Old St. David's (within shouting distance of this marker); The 71st Regiment of Foot (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheraw Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Coulter Memorial Academy Site (approx. half a mile away); Dizzy Gillespie Birthplace (approx. ¾ mile away); Greene's Encampment / Sherman's March (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheraw.
Also see . . . SS Savannah. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 557 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.