Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Theodosia Burr Alston

Marker ID: DAR 22-24
Location: Inside Brookgreen Gardens on Allston Circle Drive , Pawleys Island, SC
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 31.053    W 079° 5.736
  33.51755    -79.0956
Style: Free Standing **


Daughter of Aaron Burr and one of the most learned women of her era; wife of Governor Joseph Alston, who is buried west of here, with Aaron Burr Alston, their ten-year-old son; sailed from Georgetown on Dec. 30,1812 on the schooner Patriot to join her father in New York and disappeared off the N.C. cost during a terrific storm.

Erected by Theodosia Burr Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution - 1970