Historic Markers Across South Carolina



The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent



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Location: on ( SC-64 )Charleston Hwy, in Jacksonboro, SC
County: Colleton
Coordinates: N 32° 47.929    W 080° 29.749
  32.798817    -80.495817
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This U.S. Naval officer was born in Maryland in 1782 and died at his plantation in St. Bartholomew´s Parish, S.C. in 1823. He served as acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli, and was senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston during the War of 1812.

Erected by S.C. Society, National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812. - 1975