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13-4 Cash Homesite/Capt. Thomas Ellerbe
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 34° 36.492 W 079° 52.517
17S E 603121 N 3830170
Quick Description: On US 52 just south of Cheraw State Park.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2015 9:30:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG4N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
Side 1-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 the bar were required to take oath that they had not participated in a duel since January 1, 1881. This proviso was placed in the 1895 SC Constitution.

Side 2-Capt. Thomas Ellerbe
About three miles northeast of here is the Ellerbe Burial Ground (Red Hill Cemetery) where Captain Thomas Ellerbe (1743-1802) is buried. In 1768 he was appointed commissioner to build a church and parsonage for the Parish of St. David. Ellerbe later served in the Revolution as captain under General Francis Marion.
Marker Name: Cash Homesite/Capt. Thomas Ellerbe

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 13-4

County: Chesterfield

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