David Barton Home Site

David Barton Home Site (HMT22)

Location: Travelers Rest, SC 29690 Greenville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 5.596', W 82° 21.872'

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1785-1838

The log home of David Barton and wife Nancy Barrett was established near this site circa 1785. The tract was "west of Old Indian Boundary on both sides of Neal's Fork of Tyger River," and ultimately consisted of 424 acres. Today Neal's Fork is known as Noe Creek. The Cherokee Indian Trading Trail was just north of here. The State Road of 1818 from Charleston to Asheville crossed the Barton tract here, and today this section is part of N. Tigerville Road. David also had land in Buncombe County, NC. He was a farmer and stockman, and probably did service during the Revolutionary War. In old age he was blind. David and Nancy possessed valuable books and taught their children to make best use of them. Children of David and Nancy were: Thomas, Mary, (Col.) Wilson, William, Rebecca, Joseph, Willoughby, (Rev.) Jefferson and Benjamin. David and Nancy are buried at Tyger Baptist Church Cemetery.
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HM NumberHMT22
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByBarton Historical Society and the Tyger Barton Family
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 375621 N 3884237
Decimal Degrees35.09326667, -82.36453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 5.596', W 82° 21.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 5' 35.76" N, 82° 21' 52.32" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 155 N Southerlin Rd, Travelers Rest SC 29690, US
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