Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel Joseph Kershaw's Tomb
“Sacred to the Memory of Colonel Joseph Kershaw. A native of the West Riding of Yorkshire, one of the earliest inhabitants of Pine Tree Hill, now Camden, of which town he was the principal founder. In the Revolution, he took a decided part in favor of American liberty and suffered in that memorable contest, a ruinous loss of property, the hardships of a prisoner of war, and deportation as a Rebel Enemy. He departed this life December the 28th, 1791, in the 64th year of his age.” Joseph Kershaw’s Epitaph
Location. 34° 14.232′ N, 80° 36.424′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker can be reached from Bull Street. Touch for map. Off of Bull Street between Broad Street and Church Street. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old Camden Courthouse and Gaol (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gaol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nothwest Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maj. Gen. Baron Johann de Kalb's Original Gravesite (approx. ¼ mile away); The Camden Oak (approx. ¼ mile away); Presbyterian Meeting House (approx. ¼ mile away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Women in the Revolution (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.