Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr. 1747-1809



Marker ID: SCHM 27-7
Location: Intersection of us 278 and SC 462, 5 miles E of Ridgeland
County: Jasper
Coordinates: N 32° 27.481    W 080° 53.867
  32.458017    -80.897783
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Tomb of Thomas Heyward, Jr., 1746 - 1809. Member of South Carolina Provincial Congress and Council of Safety and of Continental Congress. Signer of Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation and captain of militia at Battle of Port Royal and Siege of Charleston. Prisoner of war 1780 - 81. Circuit Court judge 1778 - 89.

Erected by Beaufort County Historical Society - 1955