General John McQueen

General John McQueen (HMPG6)

Location: Bennettsville, SC 29512 Marlboro County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 37.007', W 79° 41.02'

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This U.S. congressman was born on February 9, 1804, at Queensdale, N.C. After being admitted to the bar in 1828, he established a law office on this corner in Bennettsville. McQueen served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1849 to 1860, resigning on South Carolina's secession from the Union. He was a General of S.C. Militia, a prominent secessionist, and a member of the First Confederate Congress.
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HM NumberHMPG6
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Marker Number35-9
Year Placed1972
Placed ByMarlboro County Historic Preservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 620678 N 3831334
Decimal Degrees34.61678333, -79.68366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 37.007', W 79° 41.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 37' 0.42" N, 79° 41' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 S Marlboro St, Bennettsville SC 29512, US
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