Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Captain Peter DuBose (1755-1846)

Marker ID: SCHM 31-10
Location: N side of us 15 at Lynches River, 4 miles N of Bishopville
County: Lee
Coordinates: N 34° 14.959    W 080° 13.002
  34.24931666    -80.2167
Style: Free Standing **


After serving in the militia under General Francis Marion during the Revolutionary War, this planter and patriot lived near here and operated a ferry, known as DuBose´s Crossing, close by the present bridge over Lynches River. His grave is in the family cemetery one hundred yards north.

Erected by Lee County Historical Commission - 1966