Henry C. Burn House

Henry C. Burn House (HMPJM)

Location: Society Hill, SC 29593 Darlington County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 30.683', W 79° 51.125'

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Henry C. Burn (1839-1912), state representative and Darlington County public servant, lived here from 1882 until his death. Burn, born in Chesterfield District, was educated at St. David's Academy in Society Hill, then at Furman University, before joining the Confederate army. He came back to S.C. and farmed briefly in Chesterfield District but returned to Society Hill by 1875.

Burn represented Darlington District in the S.C. House 1890-92. He was later postmaster of Society Hill 1893-1900, a delegate to the S.C. Constitutional Convention of 1895, and Darlington County Superintendent of Education 1900-08. This house, built as a four-room cottage, was later enlarged by Burn's son Frank. Henry C. Burn also operated a carpenter's shop and a blacksmith shop on the property.
Marker Number16-63
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThe Darlington County Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 605370 N 3819457
Decimal Degrees34.51138333, -79.85208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.683', W 79° 51.125'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 40.98" N, 79° 51' 7.50" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123-163 S Main St, Society Hill SC 29593, US
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