Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Arthur Middleton



Marker ID: SCHM 18-4
Location: SC 61, 12 miles NW of Charleston, SC
County: Dorchester
Coordinates: N 32° 53.975    W 080° 08.457
  32.89958333    -80.14095
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Born here June 26, 1742, Arthur Middleton, planter, patriot, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, returned here in 1763 after receiving his education in England. He served in the Commons House of Assembly, the Council of Safety, the Continental Congress, the militia, and the state legislature. He died Jan. 1, 1787, and is buried in the garden here.

Erected by S. C. Societies of Daughters of American Colonists and Daughters of Colonial Wars - 1966


Notes:

Two Sided Marker - Middleton Place
For more information see:
Middleton Place
Arthur Middleton