Dewitt Bluff

Dewitt Bluff (HMOY3)

Location: Pamplico, SC 29583 Florence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.419', W 79° 31.53'

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Located about 1/2 mile east, this bluff, part of a Royal landgrant to Edward Crofts in 1740, was named for the DeWitt family, who settled nearby prior to 1767. This area of Prince Frederick Parish was known as Queensborough Township, one of 11 such townships planned by the British Crown in 1730 to foster settlement and protect the interior of the province.

The bluff named for the DeWitt family who settled in this area before 1767 is located about 1/2 mile east of here. By 1840, an adjacent landing for steamboats plying the Pee Dee River was named for the bluff. Members of the DeWitt family served in the Revolution and in the War Between the States; the family still owns land in this area.
HM NumberHMOY3
Marker Number21-7
Year Placed1987
Placed ByFlorence County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 636188 N 3762062
Decimal Degrees33.99031667, -79.52550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.419', W 79° 31.53'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 25.14" N, 79° 31' 31.80" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6398 Bluff Rd, Pamplico SC 29583, US
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