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Jonesville in Union County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Kelton

 
 
Kelton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 11, 2011
1. Kelton Marker
Inscription.
Incorporated Dec. 24, 1894
Mt. Joy Masonic Lodge # 203
Chartered Dec. 10, 1879
Site of Balloon Landing
of
T.S.C. Lowe
April 20, 1861

 
Erected 1998 by Kelton F.C.L. Club.
 
Location. 34° 50.017′ N, 81° 34.783′ W. Marker is in Jonesville, South Carolina, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Pea Ridge Highway (State Road S44-13) and State Road S44-260, on the left when traveling east on Pea Ridge Highway. Click for map. Marker is located near the front (South) entrance of the Mt. Joy Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 657 Pea Ridge Highway, Jonesville SC 29353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Balloon Landing, 1861 (a few steps from this marker); Professor Lowe Balloon Landing Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flat Rock Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jonesville Confederate Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fairforest Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Jonesville Veterans Monument (approx. 5.7 miles away); Steen Family Cemetery
Kelton Marker<br>Mt. Joy Lodge in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 11, 2011
2. Kelton Marker
Mt. Joy Lodge in Background
(approx. 7 miles away); Furman L Fendley Highway (approx. 7.6 miles away); Littlejohn Family Reunion (approx. 7.7 miles away); Site of Union Church, 1783-1819 (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jonesville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mount Joy Lodge #203. Mount Joy Lodge #203 is a Regular and Recognized masonic lodge located in Kelton, SC, having a charter through the Grand Lodge of South Carolina, which is recognized by the United Grand Lodge of England. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Thaddeus S.C. Lowe. Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T.S.C. Lowe, was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States. (Submitted on May 4, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Mt. Joy Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 11, 2011
3. Mt. Joy Lodge
Mt. Joy Lodge Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 11, 2011
4. Mt. Joy Lodge Cornerstone
Mt. Joy
Lodge No. 203
Baptist Church
1960
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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