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Historical Markers in Cheraw, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Chesterfield County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Chesterfield County, SC (19) Darlington County, SC (69) Kershaw County, SC (100) Lancaster County, SC (56) Marlboro County, SC (39) Anson County, NC (13) Richmond County, NC (22) Union County, NC (25)  ChesterfieldCounty(19) Chesterfield County (19)  DarlingtonCounty(69) Darlington County (69)  KershawCounty(100) Kershaw County (100)  LancasterCounty(56) Lancaster County (56)  MarlboroCounty(39) Marlboro County (39)  AnsonCountyNorth Carolina(13) Anson County (13)  RichmondCounty(22) Richmond County (22)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)
Chesterfield is the county seat for Chesterfield County
Cheraw is in Chesterfield County
      Chesterfield County (19)  
ADJACENT TO CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
      Darlington County (69)  
      Kershaw County (100)  
      Lancaster County (56)  
      Marlboro County (39)  
      Anson County, North Carolina (13)  
      Richmond County, North Carolina (22)  
      Union County, North Carolina (25)  
 
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1South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — Captain Mose RogersCommander S. S. Savannah — First Steam Ship to Cross the Atlantic —
Captain Mose Rogers Died Nov. 11, 1821 Commander S.S. Savannah First Steam Ship To Cross the Atlantic Crossed in 1819Map (db m46197) HM
2South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-4 — Cash Homesite / Capt. Thomas Ellerbe
Cash Homesite About 100 yards east of here was the home of General Ellerbe Boggan Crawford Cash, widely known for his 1880 duel with challenger Colonel William M. Shannon, whom he killed. Subsequently, all officers of the state and members of . . . Map (db m28267) HM
3South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — Cheraw Confederate Memorial
(Front): Erected by Ladies Memorial Association To the memory of our Heroic Dead who fell at Cheraw during the War 1864 - 1865. (Left Side): Fallen but not dead! "They have crossed over the river And they rest in the shade of the . . . Map (db m46221) HM
4South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-5 — Coulter Memorial Academy Site
Organized in 1881, this Negro Presbyterian (USA) school was founded by the Rev. J.P. Crawford with support from Mrs. C.E. Coulter from whom it received its name. The Rev. G.W. Long was academy president from 1908 until 1943, and Coulter offered . . . Map (db m18197) HM
5South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-6 — Dizzy Gillespie Birthplace
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in a house on this site on Oct. 21, 1917. His family lived here until they moved to Philadelphia in 1935. A founder of modern jazz, Gillespie was an innovative trumpeter and bandleader known for his bent . . . Map (db m28273) HM
6South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-11 — Francis Asbury's First Visit to S.C.
Front Francis Asbury (1745-1816), pioneer bishop of American Methodism, came to Cheraw in 1785, on his first visit to S.C. Asbury had just been ordained a general superintendent at the first General Conference in Baltimore on December 27, . . . Map (db m46201) HM
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7South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — Grave of British Soldier
. . . Map (db m46203) HM
8South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-1 — Old St. David's
St. David's, authorized by the General Assembly in 1768, was the last parish established in colonial S.C. Said to be buried in its churchyard are soldiers of British forces occupying the Cheraws in 1780. The steeple and vestibule of this . . . Map (db m28270) HM
9South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — 13-8 — Pee Dee Union Baptist Church
[Front] This church, formally organized in 1867, had its origins in Cheraw Baptist Church, founded in 1837. Shortly after the Civil War 285 black members there received permission to organize a separate church. Rev. Wisdom London, the first . . . Map (db m28271) HM
10South Carolina (Chesterfield County), Cheraw — The 71st Regiment of Foot"The Fraser Highlanders"
Encamped at Cheraw Hills in the summer of 1780 during the American Revolutionary War. The Fraser Highlanders were recruited in Scotland in 1775 by their Clan Chief Simon Fraser, Master of Lovat, to serve in the army of King George III. They . . . Map (db m54803) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022