SC-40-89 Marion Street

Marker text: MARION STREET

Brigadier General Francis Marion was born in South Carolina about 1732 of French Huguenot descent. Marion was a member of the First Provincial Congress, served eight years in the S.C. Senate, and was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1790. He died Feb. 27, 1795, and is buried in Berkeley County at Belle Isle Plantation, home of his brother Gabriel.

Erected by Richmond County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored by Southeastern Freight Lines, 1977

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