Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Peter Horry

Marker ID: SCHM 26-8
Location: on Horry County Court House grounds, Conway, SC
County: Horry
Coordinates: N 33° 50.027    W 079° 02.926
  33.833783    -79.048767
Style: Free Standing **


A planter of French Huguenot descent, Peter Horry (O-ree) was born in SC ca. 1747. A lieutenant colonel in the Revolution and later brigadier general in the SC Militia, he represented Prince George Winyah and All Saints parishes in the SC House and Senate. In 1801, Kingston County was renamed Horry District for Peter Horry. He died in 1815 and is buried at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia, SC.

Erected by Horry County Historical Society - 1989


Two sided - Horry County
South Carolina Historic Markers - HORRY COUNTY / PETER HORRY