Sims Home Site

Sims Home Site (HMAWV)

Location: Rock Hill, SC 29730 York County
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N 34° 55.316', W 81° 0.866'

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Near this spot stood the Rock Hill residence of Robert Moorman Sims, Captain, C.S.A., who on April 9, 1865, carried the flag of truce which led to the surrender of Lee's forces at Appomattox, He later was S.C. Senator for Lancaster County, 1868-70, and S.C. Secretary of State, 1876-80. He began the beautification of the S.C. State House grounds. He was born in Fairfield County in 1836 and died at Columbia in 1898.
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Marker Number46-9
Year Placed1970
Placed ByBeulah Meredith Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 3:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 498681 N 3864385
Decimal Degrees34.92193333, -81.01443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.316', W 81° 0.866'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 18.96" N, 81° 0' 51.96" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 630-698 E White St, Rock Hill SC 29730, US
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