Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel

Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (HMPG7)

Location: Wallace, SC 29596 Marlboro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48', W 79° 53.357'

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Pegues Place
About 1760, French Huguenot immigrant Claudius Pegues settled in this area. His home, Pegues Place, is located one mile west of here. A founder and early officer of St. David's Episcopal Church in Cheraw, he was elected in 1768 as parish representative to the Commons House of Assembly and in 1785 was named a justice of the county. He died in 1790.

Revolutionary Cartel
On May 3, 1781, a cartel for the exchange of prisoners of war taken during the American Revolution was signed one mile west of here at the home of Claudius Pegues. Lt. Col. Edward Carrington acted for Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army. Capt. Frederick Cornwallis, acting for his cousin, Lieut. Gen. Earl Cornwallis, signed for the British.
HM NumberHMPG7
Marker Number35-15
Year Placed1973
Placed ByMarlboro County Historic Preservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 601602 N 3851426
Decimal Degrees34.80000000, -79.88928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48', W 79° 53.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 0.00" N, 79° 53' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4300 Pegues Dr, Wallace SC 29596, US
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