“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Murrells Inlet in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Hot and Hot Fish Club

Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Doug Coldwell, February 17, 2010
1. Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker
Inscription. Established by and comprised of the planters of All Saints Parish, this social club was dedicated to epicurean pursuits. Although formed before 1816, the organization was probably dissolved during the civil War. Nearby Drunken Jack Island was the first recorded of five different sites for the clubhouse.
Erected 1978 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-27.)
Location. 33° 30.962′ N, 79° 3.066′ W. Marker is near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Jetty Road north of Terrapin Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Huntington Beach State Park. A $5 per person fee is charged to enter the park. It is at the north end of Jetty Road, across from the parking lot there. Marker is in this post office area: Murrells Inlet SC 29576, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Visit (approx. 2.6 miles away); Theodosia Burr Alston (approx. 2.6 miles away); Washington Allston (approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph Alston (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brookgreen Plantation
Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph & Theodosia Burr Alston (approx. 3.6 miles away); All Saints Parish (1767) / All Saints, Waccamaw (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pawley’s Island / Waccamaw Neck (approx. 7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Hot Fish Club Restaurant. "An ever-shifting sand bar off the coast of Huntington Beach State Park is now all that remains of the original site of that Hot and Hot Fish Club." (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. Hot and Hot Fish Club. Wikipedia article on the Hot and Hot Fish Club. “Duties of the President: Each member in order of rotation was to act as President. He was to furnish a ham and good rice. He also was to attend to the preparation of the dinner. It was to be on the table between 2 - 2:30 P.M. The President was to preserve order and select side dishes with the Vice President for games. Should the President be absent, then he must send his ham and rice for the dinner.” (Submitted on March 10, 2010.) 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,316 times since then and 155 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Doug Coldwell of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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