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Robertville in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Robertville

 
 
Robertville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, January 2008
1. Robertville Marker
Inscription. Named for descendants of Hugnenot minister Pierre Robert, it was the birthplace of Henry Martyn Robert, author of Robert's Rules of Order and of Alexander Lawton, Confederate Quartermaster General. The town was burned by Sherman's army in 1865. The present church was built in Gillisonville in 1846 as an Episcopal Church, moved here by Black Swamp Baptists in 1871.
 
Erected 1971 by The Board Of Deacons Of Robertville Baptist Church. (Marker Number 27-1.)
 
Location. 32° 35.199′ N, 81° 11.955′ W. Marker is in Robertville, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbia Highway (U.S. 321) and SC-S-27-26, on the right when traveling south on Columbia Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garnett SC 29922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Baptists At Tuckasee King (approx. 5.9 miles away in Georgia); J. Lamar Brantley Road (approx. 6.9 miles away); John Adam Treutlen (approx. 8 miles away in Georgia); Two Historic Savannah River Ferries (approx. 8.2 miles away in Georgia);
Robertville Baptist Church with marker on right image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, January 2008
2. Robertville Baptist Church with marker on right
Old Mount Pleasant (approx. 8.7 miles away in Georgia); Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Tillman Baptist Church (approx. 10 miles away); Tillman (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
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Also see . . .
1. Henry Martyn Robert, From Wikipedia. (May 2, 1837 – May 11, 1923) was the author of Robert's Rules of Order, which became the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure and remains today the most common parliamentary authority in the United States. (Submitted on January 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Alexander Robert Lawton , Wikipedia. entry. (November 4, 1818 – July 2, 1896) was a lawyer, politician, diplomat and brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. (Submitted on January 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Robertville Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, January 2008
3. Robertville Baptist Church
Church Sign with Bell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, January 2008
4. Church Sign with Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,153 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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