SC-30-7 Samuel Saxon

Marker text: SAMUEL SAXON
In 1792, this local attorney, merchant and Palmetto Lodge member conveyed the present court house land to Laurens County for the sum of two guineas. Saxon also cleared a number of surrounding acres. He served in the S.C. House 1789-91; was elected sheriff of Ninety Six District 1791. His home was located on the south side of present East Main St., about 150 feet east of here.
Erected by Palmetto Lodge #19 and Laurens County Historical Society, 1985

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