Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Richard Richardson

Marker ID: SCHM 43-15
Location: about 3 miles W of Pinewood, just off SC 261 at St. Mark's Church
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 33° 44.866    W 080° 30.726
  33.74776666    -80.5121
Style: Free Standing **


An early plantation owner in this area, he was a Commissioner of St. Mark´s Church who donated land for its construction. He was magistrate and delegate to the First and Second Provincial Congresses. In the Revolution he was colonel in the Snow Campaign and later brigadier general. Six governors of South Carolina are among his descendants.

Erected by Sumter County Historical Society - 1969