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

Davega Building

 
 
Davega Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
1. Davega Building Marker
Inscription.
Evidence points to this place as the location of Mary Boykin Chesnut's apartment in the spring of 1865 after she fled Richmond just preceding the fall of the Confederacy.

Chester's Post Office was located here around the turn of the century.
 
Location. 34° 42.333′ N, 81° 12.8′ W. Marker is in Chester, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 72), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 Main Street, Chester SC 29706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chester Confederate Monument (here, next to this marker); Monument Square (a few steps from this marker); Chester County Courthouse (1825-1855) (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Parrott Field Rifle Model 1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); Blaser Building (1871-1874) (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Lodge World War II Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Hotel Building (1866-1876) (within shouting distance of
Davega Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
2. Davega Building Marker
this marker); Aaron Burr Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .  Mary Boykin Chesnut. Mary Boykin Chesnut (née Miller) (March 31, 1823 – November 22, 1886), was a South Carolina author noted for a book published as her Civil War diary, a "vivid picture of a society in the throes of its life-and-death struggle." She described the war from within her upper-class circles of Southern planter society, but encompassed all classes in her book. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Davega Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. Davega Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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