16-5 Lamuel Benton
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
N 34° 21.158 W 079° 44.581
17S E 615601 N 3801971
Quick Description: This marker is on Hwy. 34 near Mechanicsville.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2006 3:12:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM8QW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 40

Long Description:

LAMUEL BENTON Owner of many acres north of here. Lamuel Benton was prominent in the revolution as Colonel of the Cheraws militia under Francis Marion and as forager for Greene's Continental Army. Member House of Representatives, 1781-87; Delegate to the S.C. Constitutional convention of 1790; Sheriff of Cheraws District, 1789 and 1791; Member of Congress, 1793-1799. ERECTED BY DARLINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1988(original marker erected 1968)

Marker Name: Lamuel Benton

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 16-5

County: Darlington

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