DAGSBORO SC 60 East of town is site of mansion of John Dagworthy, officer British Army in French and Indian War, Brigadier General of Sussex County Militia in American Revolution. Owned tract 20,000 acres called “Dagworthy’s Conquest.” Dagsboro is birthplace of John M. Clayton, Secretary of State under Presidents Taylor and Fillmore.

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Location: Dagsboro. On Road 334 (Main Street), west side, south of State Road 26 W (Clayton Street), north of State Road 26 E (Vines Creek Road).