SC-35-31 Shiness

Marker text: Shiness
According to a plaque placed on its western wall at the time of construction, Shiness was built in 1903 by Alexander James Matheson and named for his paternal grandmother's home in Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Matheson was born in Marlboro County in 1848, became a successful businessman and large landowner, married Sarah Ellen Jarnigan in 1870 and became the father of nine
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Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission, 1991

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