Richard Tutt House / Tutt Cemetery

Richard Tutt House / Tutt Cemetery (HM88M)

Location: Edgefield, SC 29824 Edgefield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 47.017', W 81° 55.867'

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Richard Tutt House
The Tutt house which formerly stood on this site is believed to have been the first home at Edgefield Court House. Richard Tutt was one of the party who in October 1775 arrested Tory leader Robert Cunningham and escorted him to Charleston. Later, as a lieutenant in the 5th S.C. Continentals, he served at Fort Rutledge. In the Siege of Ninety Six, he is said to have worked on the tunnel the patriots projected under Star Fort.

Tutt Cemetery
This family cemetery was located near the Tutt home. Among the seven graves are those of Lieutenant Richard Tutt, born in Culpepper County, Virginia, 1749, died in Edgefield, 1807, and his son-in-law, Matthew Mims (1780-1848), clerk of court, 1814. Richard Tutt settled near Liberty Hill before the Revolution and later served in Edgefield as village surgeon and justice of the peace.
HM NumberHM88M
Marker Number19-5
Year Placed1976
Placed ByCity of Edgefield and 96 Rangers Chapter, Children of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 413794 N 3738553
Decimal Degrees33.78361667, -81.93111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.017', W 81° 55.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 1.02" N, 81° 55' 52.02" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 607-669 Penn St, Edgefield SC 29824, US
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