Historic Markers Across South Carolina

George W. Dargan 1802-1859

Marker ID: SCHM 16-6
Location: Weaver Street at Smith Avenue, Darlington
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 18.542    W 079° 53.720
  34.30903333    -79.89533333
Style: Free Standing **


Near this site stood the home of George W. Dargan, ante-bellum leader of this area, who served as State Senator, 1842-1847 and Chancellor of the S.C. Court of Equity, 1847-1859. He was a trustee of the S.C. College and a member of the Southern Rights Convention of 1852. The mansion burned down on May 14, 1898.

Erected by Darlington County Historical Commission - 1968