Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Michael Gaffney

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Location: North Granard Street (U.S. 29) near West Buford Street, Gaffney, South Carolina
County: Cherokee
Coordinates: N 35° 04.376    081° 39.070
  35.072933    -81.651167
Style: Mounted **


Born Sept. 29,1775 in Granard, County Longford, Ireland. Came to Charleston S.C. Feb. 3, 1800. Married Miss. Polly Smith of Smith´s Ford Union County July 21, 1803 he established the present site of Gaffney in 1804. was Captain in the war of 1812. Died Sept. 6, 1854. Interred in Gaffney Family Cemetery.


Engraved stone monument.