Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Boundary House

Marker ID: SCHM 26-3
Location: US 17 near NC-SC state line
County: Horry
Coordinates: N 33° 53.200    W 078° 35.856
  33.886667    -78.5976
Style: Free Standing **


Located on the state line 1.3 miles SE of here was Boundary House. Here on May 9, 1775, Isaac Marion, brother of Revolutionary War General Francis Marion, received news of the Battle of Lexington, Mass., via dispatches sent southward from one Committee of Safety to another. From here, Isaac Marion forwarded the message to the Committee of Safety in Little River.

Erected by The Horry County Historic Preservation Commission - 1976