Historic Markers Across South Carolina

William Gee

Marker ID: SCHM 21-2
Location: US 76, 5 miles W of Florence
County: Florence
Coordinates: N 34° 09.817    W 079° 51.235
  34.163617    -79.853917
Style: Free Standing **


A veteran of the Revolution, William Gee served as a private with the Continental Line of N.C. and moved to this area before 1797. He was one of the original
members of the Washington Society, organized in 1803 to establish an academy on Jeffries Creek at Ebenezer. His grave is located about two hundred fifty feet southwest of here.

Erected by Florence County Historical Society - 1976