Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Zachariah W. Wines

Marker ID: SCHM 16-21
Location: Cheraw Street, Society Hill
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 30.454    W 079° 51.063
  34.50756666    -79.85105
Style: Free Standing **


Black merchant and educator Zachariah Wines, was born in 1847 in Society Hill, represented Darlington County in the S.C. House 1876-78, and was commissioned captain in the National Guard by Gov. Wade Hampton in 1877. He taught at nearby Waddell School and later served as Society Hill Postmaster, 1897-1904. He died in 1920 and is buried about 1/3 mile northeast.

Erected by Darlington County Bicentennial Committee for Ethnic Participation - 1979