Badwell / Badwell Cemetery

Badwell / Badwell Cemetery (HM7DO)

Location: McCormick, SC 29835 McCormick County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.775', W 82° 19.836'

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Three miles west is the site of "Badwell," home of James Louis Petigru (1789-1863), leader of opposition to secession in South Carolina, outstanding Charleston lawyer, and S.C. Attorney General. He studied at Willington Academy under Moses Waddel and at South Carolina College. The Petigru Law School at the University of South Carolina is named in his honor.

Badwell Cemetery
Located four miles west is Badwell Cemetery. Among the graves are those of Rev. Jean Louis Gibert (1722-1773), leader of the 1764 French Huguenot settlement at New Bordeaux and grandfather of James L. Petigru, his son, John Joseph Gibert, William and Louise Petigru, parents of James L. Petigru, and Louise Gibert Allston, daughter of Governor R.F.W. Allston.
HM NumberHM7DO
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: McCormick County Historical Commission series
Marker Number33-6
Year Placed1973
Placed ByMcCormick County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 377016 N 3755145
Decimal Degrees33.92958333, -82.33060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.775', W 82° 19.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 46.50" N, 82° 19' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)864, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4240-4312 Barksdale Ferry Rd, McCormick SC 29835, US
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