Joseph Alston - Murrels Inlet, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 33° 31.041 W 079° 05.760
17S E 676831 N 3710265
Located at the Brookgreen Gardens parking lot island.
Waymark Code: WM14HRW
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 07/12/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member BIO-HAZRD
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Marker Text:
Joseph Alston (1779–1816) was educated at the College of Charleston and at Princeton. He inherited The Oaks Plantation and in 1801, married Theodosia, daughter of Aaron Burr. Alston was a member of the S.C. House (1802–12), its speaker for five years, governor (1812–14), and Senator (1814–16). He is buried at The Oaks Cemetery about 2 miles west.

Erected by the Aaron Burr Association 1981
Marker Name: Joseph Alston

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Historic Site

County: Georgetown

Marker number: Not listed

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