Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Drayton Family

Marker ID: SCHM 10-14
Location: At the gate to Drayton Hall, SC 61, (Ashley River Rd.) 0.9 mile from Charleston, SC
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 51.885    W 080° 04.963
  32.86475    -80.08271666
Style: Free Standing **


This distinguished South Carolina family included among its members William Henry Drayton (1742-1779), Revolutionary War patriot, chief justice of South Carolina, member of Continental Congress; Dr. Charles Drayton (1743-1820), lieutenant governor 1785-1787; and John Drayton (1767-1822), governor of South Carolina 1800-1802, 1808-1812.

Erected by National Trust for Historic Preservation - 1984


Two sided marker - Drayton Hall