“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Hampton County South Carolina Historical Markers

Cherry Grove Christian Church Marker looking north along Cherry Grove Road image, Click for more information
By Mike Stroud, December 15, 2009
Cherry Grove Christian Church Marker looking north along Cherry Grove Road
South Carolina (Hampton County), Brunson — 25-13 — Cherry Grove Christian Church
This African-American church, a congregation of the Disciples of Christ, was founded in 1855 by members of Three Mile Creek Christian Church. A Rev. Ervin was its first pastor, and it met in a brush arbor before building its first sanctuary here. . . . — Map (db m26015) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Brunson — 25-5 — Prince Williams Baptist Church
Previously a branch of nearby Coosawhatchie Baptist Church (now Beech Branch), this church was constituted as a seperate church in 1813 and takes its name from the parish in which it was located. Espousing Primitive Baptist principals, the . . . — Map (db m11500) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Brunson — 25-2 — The Town Of Brunson
On November 7, 1872, a post office was established in this community, named for William E. Brunson, Sr., who donated the site. Brunson was chartered in 1874. The Town Hall, built in 1906, originally stood on stilts and covered the town's artesian . . . — Map (db m11519) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Cleland Crossroads — 25-11 — Hickory Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery
(Front text) This church, founded by 1869 with Rev. G.D. Kinard as its first pastor and 22 charter members, was admitted to the Barnwell Association that year. The congregation first met in a brush arbor, then built a log church near this . . . — Map (db m27162) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Crocketville — 25-17 — Whippy Swamp Muster Ground
(Front) This area, called Whippy Swamp Cross Roads, was in Beaufort District before Hampton County was created in 1878. In 1840 the Whippy Swamp Guards of the 12th S.C. Militia built their “militia house” nearby. It hosted . . . — Map (db m43977) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Estill — 25-4 — Lawtonville Church
This Baptist Church, constituted in March 1775, was first situated on Pipe Creek in upper St. Peter's Parish near the Savannah River. Prior to 1836 it was moved to Lawtonville, where its building was used as a hospital by Union Forces in . . . — Map (db m16476) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Estill — Lucile Ellerbe Godbold
1922 Olympic Gold Medal winner Paris, France, while a student at Winthrop College. First woman in South Carolina Athletic Hall Of Fame. Outstanding educator at Columbia College. Daughter of William Asa and Lucie Ellerbe Godbold, Estill, South . . . — Map (db m4767) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — All Wars Memorial
( North Face) The Official Roster of South Carolina Soldiers, Sailors and Marines from Hampton County who died defending our country World War I 1917-1918Bennett, Eugene • Bowers, Charles E. • Buckner, Ben N. • . . . — Map (db m19814) WM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-16 — American Legion Hut
(Front text) This 1933 cypress-log hut is the headquarters of American Legion Post #108. Legionnaires and other local citizens cut cypress trees for it, designed it, and built it, with funding from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a . . . — Map (db m39392) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-15 — Bank of Hampton
(Front text) The Bank of Hampton, built in 1892, was the first bank organized in Hampton and an important part of the rapid growth and development of the county seat from the 1890s to the mid-1920s. It was designed by Vincent Joseph . . . — Map (db m35693) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — Hampton Colored School
The National Register Of Historical Places South Carolina Department of Archives and History Hampton Colored School — Map (db m11542) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-6 — Hampton Colored School
Constructed for black students,this elementary school was built shortly after Hampton County School District purchased the land in the late 1920s. Two of the school's alumni of the 1930's and 1940s, brothers James F. and Julius C. Fields . . . — Map (db m19649) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-1 — Hampton County
Established February 18, 1878, once a part of Beaufort District. It was named in honor of Wade Hampton. Lieutenant General C.S.A., Governor of South Carolina, 1876-79. United States Senator, 1879-91. Cornerstone of courthouse laid by Gen. . . . — Map (db m6536) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-12 — James Washington Moore House
(Front text) This house, built between 1878 and 1885, was the home of James Washington Moore (1837-1912), lawyer, Confederate officer, state legislator, and militia officer. Moore, a native of Gillisonville, was educated at the University of . . . — Map (db m26653) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-3 — Miles McSweeney Home Site
On this site stood the home of Miles Benjamin McSweeney ( 1854 ~ 1909 ), first Governor of South Carolina from Hampton County. He was the founder of the Hampton County Guardian, S.C. representative 1894 ` 96, Lieutentant Governor 1897 ~ 99, . . . — Map (db m9777) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-8 — Old Pocotaligo Road, March From The Sea
(front): This was a major road in the northern part of old Beaufort District for many years, appearing in Mill's Atlas of 1825. Gen. Wm. T. Sherman used this route from Savannah, Georgia, to North Carolina in February of 1865 with much of his . . . — Map (db m4803) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-18 — Plywoods - Plastics Corporation / Westinghouse Micarta Division
Plywoods - Plastics Corporation   This complex, opened in 1942 as Plywoods - Plastics Corporation, has been significant in the industry and economy of Hampton and the lowcountry ever since.   In 1941 Plywood Products . . . — Map (db m65197) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — Site of Hampton High School1911       1954
Built 1911, by Town of Hampton. Given to Hampton County 1925, to become part of the county's first public school system. Closed 1954, upon consolidation of district schools. Building razed 1957. This marker dedicated to our school days, our . . . — Map (db m7149) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-14 — World War II POW Camp
(Front text) German prisoners of war were held in a camp on this site from September 1943 to the spring of 1946. This camp, one of 21 in S.C., was a sub-camp of Fort Jackson, in Columbia. 250 prisoners captured in North Africa were the first . . . — Map (db m36557) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Lawtonville — 25-9 — Lawtonville Church
This Baptist congregation, originally known as Savannah River, Carolina Church, was constituted near here March 1, 1775, mainly by members of Coosawhatchie (Beech Branch ) Church. Rev. Joshua Lewis was its first known minister. In 1786, . . . — Map (db m16037) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Lawtonville Crossroads — 25-7 — Morrison Academy
In old Lawtonville Community, across from this site, was the first Morrison Academy. a one-room elementary and college preparatory school. It was later moved 3.4 miles north of here on Orangeburg Road to be near the home of Rev. John Timothy . . . — Map (db m10462) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Pocotaligo — " The Frampton Line "
* A large "earthwork," over 100 yards in length was raised on this site by General Robert E. Lee's troops c. 1862. This fortification was a fall-back position from which to defend the Charleston to Savannah Railroad, an important . . . — Map (db m15398) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Yemassee — Southern Live Oak Tree
Our large Live Oaks are approximately 250 years-old. We are caring for them with pruning and periodic feeding. The massive branches also support other plants: Gray strands of hanging Spanish Moss (which is an epiphyte and not a paracite), and . . . — Map (db m90442)

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