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9-1 First Land Granted In Calhoun County Area
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 33° 38.180 W 080° 42.339
17S E 527297 N 3721873
Quick Description: Located along Old Hwy 6 southeast of St. Matthews.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2015 9:06:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG4J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
George Sterling was granted 570 acres of land here on March 14, 1704. During the lifetime of his daughter, Mary Sterling Heatly Russell, the plantation was a stopping place for Indians and travelers on the Cherokee Path. The Rev. John Giessendanner held early religious services in the house (1750-1754).
Marker Name: First Land Granted in Calhoun County Area

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 9-1

County: Calhoun

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