Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Thomas Woodward

Marker ID: SCHM 20-9
Location: SC 34, about 1 mile S of Rockton
County: Fairfield
Style: Free Standing **


One-half mile east stood the home of Thomas Woodward, prominent leader of the South Carolina Regulator Movement, 1768-1769. He was a member of the First Provincial Congress and a charter member of the Mt. Zion Society. As captain ofrangers in 1775-76 he led soldiers from this area in the Snow Campaign against Indians and Tories.

Erected by Fairfield County Historical Society - 1969