Thomas Taylor / Taylor Cemetery

Thomas Taylor / Taylor Cemetery (HMK13)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.81', W 81° 1.714'

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Thomas Taylor
1743 - 1833
Member of Provincial Congresses 1775 and 1776; Colonel of Militia under GeneralThomas Sumter in the American Revolution;Senator in the Jacksonborough Assembly;member of S.C. Convention which ratifiedthe United States Constitution; memberS.C. Legislature; commissioner whohelped plan the city of Columbia and oneof the founders and first elders of theFirst Presbyterian Church.
Taylor Cemetery
In 1786 the State of S. C. bought as part of the site of Columbia the plantation of Colonel Thomas Taylor, Revolutionary soldier, and elected him one of the commissioners to lay out the capital city. The home was situated near the southeast corner of Richland and Barnwell streets. On the northwest corner lie buried Colonel Taylor, his son Governor John Taylor and members of the family.
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HM NumberHMK13
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Marker Number40-51
Year Placed1968
Placed ByThe William Capers Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 11:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497362 N 3763653
Decimal Degrees34.01350000, -81.02856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.81', W 81° 1.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 48.60" N, 81° 1' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1721 Richland St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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