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Home Site of Justice John Gaston
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hawaiian Ninja
N 34° 41.566 W 080° 57.084
17S E 504451 N 3838974
Quick Description: Marker placed on the side of the road to draw attention to Justice John Gaston's homesite.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2008 11:44:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM5FAA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 11

Long Description:
Two miles south, at Cedar Shoals on the south side of Fishing Creek, was the home of John Gaston, Esq., Justice of the Peace under both the Royal and State governments. Though advanced in years, he was the leading spirit in arousing resistance to the British in this area. All nine of his sons fought for freedom; four died in service.
Marker Name: Home Site of Justice John Gaston

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

County: Chester

Marker number: Not listed

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