Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Frederick Charles Hans Bruno Poellnitz

Marker ID: SCHM 35-22
Location: intersection of SC 38 and Road 18
County: Marlboro
Coordinates: N 34° 25.329    W 079° 37.264
  34.42215    -79.621067
Style: Free Standing **


Frederick Charles Hans Bruno Poellnitz Born 1734 in Gotha, Germany, this former chamberlain to King Frederick the Great of Prussia came to America in 1782. Commonly called Baron Poellnitz, he lived in New York City nearly eight years before moving four miles W. of here on the Pee Dee River. He and George Washington exchanged ideas about farming projects and equipment.

Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission - 1976


Two sided - Ragtown