Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Benjamin Britton Chandler (1854­1925)

Marker ID: SCHM 45-8
Location: on SC 512 about 2 miles NW of Rome Crossroads
County: Williamsburg
Coordinates: N 33° 40.624    W 079° 29.059
  33.677067    -79.484317
Style: Free Standing **


Active in the Red Shirt campaign which resulted in Gen. Wade Hampton´s election as SC governor, 1876, Chandler later served as supervisor of Williamsburg County. He was twice elected to the SC House and was known as "an honest and manly Representative" of his people. His home, which burned in 1985, was located here.

Erected by Three Rivers Historical Society - 1987