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Lancaster in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson

 
 
The Courthouse Lancaster County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. The Courthouse Lancaster County Marker
Inscription.
[Front]:
The Courthouse Lancaster County
Built in 1825-1828. Designed by Robert Mills of Charleston, South Carolina, America's first native born, professionally trained architect, State Civil and Military Engineer and designer of the Washington Monument.

[Reverse]:
John Simpson
John Simpson in 1792 gave a courthouse site to the people of the region known as Lancaster County (1785-1798), Lancaster District (1798-1868), and Lancaster County since 1868. Three courthouses have occupied the site: a log house (1795-1800), a frame building (1800-1828), and the present structure.
 
Erected 1957 by Waxhaw Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 43.218′ N, 80° 46.251′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Dunlap Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster SC 29720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking
The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker
Reverse side
distance of this marker. Lancaster County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Thomas H Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leroy Springs House (about 700 feet away); The Springs Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jail / Robert Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Academy / Oldest Continuous Public School Site in Lancaster County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancasterville Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register of Historic Places
Lancaster County Courthouse *** (added 1971 - Building - #71000788)
    — Submitted March 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker
The Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
4. The Courthouse
At the time of this photo, the courthouse was undergoing restoration.
The Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
5. The Courthouse
The Courthouse image. Click for full size.
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
6. The Courthouse
The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
7. The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker
Lancaster County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
8. Lancaster County Courthouse
The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
9. The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Marker
 
 
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