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By Brian Scott, January 9, 2009
Bertha Evans Morgan Rose Garden
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Bertha Evans Morgan Rose Garden
This rose garden was created to honor Bertha Evans Morgan, wife of J. Robert Morgan, who was a nephew of Jeptha and Minnie Morgan. Bertha Morgan was a teacher, wife, mother, Clemson University employee and dedicated Christian. Throughout her . . . — Map (db m16528) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — 39-14 — Central
[Front]: The town of Central, chartered in 1875, grew up along what is now Gaines Street. The post office was called Five Mile from 1851 to 1871. In the 1870s the Atlanta & Richmond Airline Railway built its depot, hotel, offices, and . . . — Map (db m29834) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — Freedom's Hill Church
First Wesleyan Methodist Church in the South 1848 — Map (db m15387) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central History Museum — A Merchant Family's Story
The Central Heritage Society purchased the Morgan House in 1995 as headquarters for the Central History Museum. Several of the rooms are almost exactly as Jessie and Jennie Morgan left them, while others focus on Central, South Carolina history. . . . — Map (db m15559) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central History Museum — A Southern Town's Past and Future
Railroads and Farming In 1873, the town of Central was established as a train headquarters where engines were changed. The town was named for its central location between Atlanta and Charlotte. Central rapidly filled with dispatchers, . . . — Map (db m15578) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — "Widowmaker’s” Drill
This pneumatic (air-driven) drill was once used to help make mining ore more efficient. Compressed air was fed into the drill, which operated a piston that hammered the bit into the rock as it rotated in the chuck. Once the hole was deep enough, . . . — Map (db m13159) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Quercus lyrata (Overcup Oak)
This tree is planted as a living memorial to the faculty and students who lost their lives in the April 16, 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech. — Map (db m20565) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — And Then There Was War
"We were just boys, mere boys, and then there was war and half of us were dead or wounded." — Map (db m20486) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-6 — Asbury F. Lever — (1875–1940)
Asbury Francis Lever served in Congress, 1901–1919. On May 8, 1914, the Smith-Lever Act, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Lever, was signed into law, providing for cooperative agricultural extension services to be . . . — Map (db m9568) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Gateway
[North Plaque]: Dedicated by Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Clemson University Chapter April 6, 1997 History of the Original Gates The will of Thomas Green Clemson called for the establishment of a "high seminary of . . . — Map (db m50972) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Calhoun - Clemson School — 1917-1938
[Front] This land was granted in 1816. From 1893-1916, the first schools in the area of Clemson were one- and two-room wooden schools. Alma Mater Calhoun-Clemson, Alma Mater, Thee do we praise; For thy noble truth and . . . — Map (db m21443) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Calhoun Plantation Cemetery
John Caldwell Calhoun Born March 18, 1782, Abbeville District, S.C. Died March 31, 1850, Washington, D.C. Buried St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C. His Wife Floride Colhoun Calhoun Born February 15, 1792, Charleston, . . . — Map (db m51067) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Class of 1943 Veterans
This garden is dedicated to the men of the Class of 1943, with special remembrance to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces. — Map (db m20436) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Clemson College World War I Memorial
In Proud Remembrance of Those Sons of Clemson College Who Gave Their Lives in the Great Cause 1917 - Of Liberty and Justice - 1918 Claude S. Garrett '17 1st Lt. 8th Aero Sq. Richard H. Johnson '15 1st Lt. 56th Inf. George L. McCord . . . — Map (db m21445) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-9 — Clemson University
[Front]: Clemson University was founded in 1889 as the Clemson Agricultural College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 creating public land-grant colleges. It was established by a bequest from Thomas Green . . . — Map (db m9572) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-9 — Clemson University
[Front Side]: Clemson University was founded in 1889 as the Clemson Agricultural College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 creating public land-grant colleges. It was established by a bequest from Thomas Green . . . — Map (db m14387) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Dr. Luther W. Baxter
For many years, Dr. Luther W. Baxter, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology, maintained this collection, aided by a group of volunteers. Much of Dr. Baxter's research focused on camellia diseases. To reduce root-rot, he taught the volunteers how to . . . — Map (db m19575) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — First Woman Graduate
Margaret Marie Snider came to the College in January, 1955. She transferred to Clemson from Anderson College and finished her degree in 1957. Snider was the first woman to complete degree requirements at Clemson. She studied chemistry, then houses . . . — Map (db m20420) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-2 — Fort Hill
Home of John C. Calhoun 1825-1850 ----- • ----- United States Congressman 1811-1817 Secretary of War 1817-1825 Vice President of the United States 1825-1832 United States Senator 1832-1843 Secretary of State 1844-1845 United States . . . — Map (db m9540) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Fort Hill — The Beginning of a Legacy
Fort Hill plantation, home of John C. Calhoun and later Thomas Green Clemson, enjoys a rich history with Clemson University, the state of South Carolina and the United States. John C. Calhoun, former U.S. House of Representative and . . . — Map (db m51284) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Fort Hill Plantation Office
John C. Calhoun's Plantation Office was his private sanctuary and housed both his study and library during his twenty-five year residency at Fort Hill. In this building Calhoun developed and set forth his most historically significant . . . — Map (db m9566) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Golden Tigers and Class of 1942 Cadet Life Garden
The Cadet Life Garden The Cadet Life Garden is dedicated to a special period in Clemson history. From its foundation until 1956, Clemson was an all-military college, one of seven in the nation. The student body was organized as a Corps of . . . — Map (db m19483) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hanover House
Built for Paul de St Julien in 1716 in Berkley County, S.C. Hanover was reconstructed on campus in 1941 and was relocated to this site in 1994. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m13162) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hanover House
Built in Berkley County 1716 by Paul De St. Julian Rebuilt at Clemson College — Map (db m19579) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-12 — Hanover House
Front Hanover House, built 1714-16 in what is now Berkeley County and moved to the Clemson College campus in 1941, is a fine example of Dutch Colonial architecture. It was built for French Huguenot planter Paul de St. Julien (d. 1741). . . . — Map (db m44537) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hanover House — Little by Little
The Hanover House was built in 1716 in Berkeley County, S.C. for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien. St. Julien honored his French heritage in the mortar of one chimney by inscribing "Pue a Pue" from the French proverb "Little by Little the bird . . . — Map (db m64780) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Heritage Gardens
The Heritage Gardens Project was initiated in 1990 by the Class of 1939. Sponsored by several loyal classes, alumni, and friends of Clemson, its design and early stages of construction was managed by the Class of '39 Heritage Gardens Committee, . . . — Map (db m19471) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Heritage Gardens Entrance
This Heritage Gardens entrance is given by the Class of 1939 in honor of their classmate Walter T. Cox, Sr whose lifetime of dedication to Clemson included serving as President from July 1985 to March 1986. — Map (db m19473) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-4 — Hopewell / Hopewell Indian Treaties
Hopewell Hopewell was the family home of General Andrew Pickens, Revolutionary War hero and Indian Commissioner, and his wife, Rebecca Calhoun Pickens. Their son, Andrew Pickens, S.C. Governor, 1816-1818, later owned Hopewell, and it was the . . . — Map (db m9586) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hopewell Plantation — Home of General Andrew Pickens
Hopewell Plantation was home to Revolutionary War General Andrew Pickens and his wife, Rebecca Calhoun Pickens. On July 16, 1785, Pickens acquired a grant of 573 acres on the Seneca River. By August 1, 1785, Pickens received an additional 560 acres . . . — Map (db m54892) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hopewell Treaty Site — The Hatchet Shall be Buried
The Hopewell Treaties were the first formal treaties after the battles between the United States and the Southern Native American tribes. Gen. Andrew Pickens, also known as "Skyagunsta" or "Border Wizard Owl," negotiated the treaties with . . . — Map (db m54916) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hopewell, Keowee — Home of General Andrew Pickens
Where in 1765, under Treaty Oak, a conflict with the Indians was signed securing peace for the white settlers in the Upcountry. — Map (db m54919) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hosta Garden Donors
This Garden was the brain-child of two of the Botanical Garden's most dedicated volunteers, Chuck and Betty Cruickshank. Their enthusiasm for hostas inspired them to suggest that a hosta display be planted at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. . . . — Map (db m19600) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Howard's Rock
From Death Valley, CA. to Death Valley Clemson, SC Presented to Coach Frank Howard and the Clemson Football Team by S.C. Jones '19 September 1966 — Map (db m51281) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hunt Cabin
Ransom and Martha Hunt were well-to-do farmers, with over 8,000 acres of land. They lived in this cabin (built by slaves in 1835) with their 12 children near Seneca, South Carolina. 19th century life in the South Carolina Piedmont was . . . — Map (db m19580) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-9 — Integration with Dignity, 1963
[Front]: Clemson University became the first white college or university in the state to integrate on January 28, 1963. Harvey B. Gantt, a Charleston native wanting to study architecture, had applied for admission in 1961. When Clemson . . . — Map (db m9530) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway
Named in honor of John Caldwell Calhoun, (1782-1850), the Old South's most admired statesman and profound philosopher and America's most influential spokesman for state's rights. From 1808 to 1810 he served his state as a member of the S.C. . . . — Map (db m14099) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-5 — Keowee / John Ewing Colhoun
Keowee 2Ό miles west is the site of Keowee built by John Ewing Colhoun as his upcountry seat in 1792. His sister, Mrs. Andrew Pickens, lived nearby at Hopewell. His daughter, Floride, married her cousin, John C. Calhoun, and lived at Fort . . . — Map (db m9529) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Log House
Built in Oconee County about 1850 Restored 1995 by Class of 1915 W.J. Hunter, Pres. (Deceased 1953) David J. Watson, 1st V. Pres. E.H. Pate, 2nd V. Pres. P.C. Crayton, Secy. Class Building Committee David J. Watson, Chairman . . . — Map (db m15032) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Memorial Park / The Scroll of Honor
[North Entrance]: Clemson University Memorial Park This park honors Clemson University's legacy of service. It is a tribute to those who have served, to those who are serving, and to those who will serve. [South . . . — Map (db m55148) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Military Heritage Plaza
Military Heritage Plaza "This Hallowed Ground" Clemson University was established in 1889 to offer education in applied sciences, including military training. The institution opened four years later and for the next 62 years academic . . . — Map (db m20440) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-3 — Old Stone Church / Old Stone Church Graveyard
Old Stone Church This church was built in 1797 for Hopewell (Keowee) Presbyterian congregation by John Rusk on land given by John Miller. Andrew Pickens and Robert Anderson of Revolutionary War fame were elders at its organization. The Reverend . . . — Map (db m9420) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Old Stone Church Confederate Memorial
In Memory of our Confederate Dead — Map (db m14480) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Outdoor Theater (Amphitheater)
Seating Presented to Clemson A&M College by Class 1940 in Cooperation with Works Projects Administration ---------- Class Officers J.M. Stallworth, President A.D. Graham, Vice President A.C. Commander, Secretary E. . . . — Map (db m20570) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Site of Fort Rutledge
Site of Fort Rutledge Erected 1776 — Map (db m13174) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Site of the First Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College
On this spot, under a great oak three which stood here, the first meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College was held May 2, 1888. The following is a copy of the record of that meeting. "Fort Hill, Oconee County, . . . — Map (db m9564) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-13 — The Battle Of Seneca Town / Fort Rutledge
[front] The Battle of Seneca Town Seneca Town, on the Seneca River E of present-day Seneca, was one of several Cherokee “Lower Towns.” On August 1, 1776, Maj. Andrew Williamson’s S.C. militia, on a raid against these . . . — Map (db m44540) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Camellia Garden
The South Carolina Botanical Garden began in 1958 when a camellia collection on the Clemson University campus was moved to make way for construction. Since that time, many others have been added, and the collection now contains more than 300 . . . — Map (db m19538) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Charles and Betty Cruickshank Hosta Garden
Hostas are herbaceous perennials grown primarily for their foliage. There are more than 1500 species, cultivars and hybrids in the genus Hosta, and new ones are introduced every year. Hosta leaves come in various shades of green, yellow . . . — Map (db m19601) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Hayden Conference Center
A gift from Mr. Claude J. "Pappy" Hayden provided funds to construct this building in 1979. It was originally called the Horticultural Service Center but after renovation in 1992, it was renamed in honor of its original donor. Mr. Hayden, a Clemson . . . — Map (db m19576) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Old Stone Church — A Frontier House of Worship
Significance The Old Stone Church, along with the visitor sites of Pendleton Village, Fort Hill Plantation and Oconee Station, reflect the area;s transition from frontier to antebellum South Carolina society. The Church's early membership . . . — Map (db m14459) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Old Stone Church — The Cemetery
A Few of the People Interred Here Buried within the cemetery grounds are people involved in the Indian campaigns of the late Colonial Period, soldiers and patriots of the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Indian/Creek War of 1815-16, . . . — Map (db m14468) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The Old Tillman Hall Bell
[West Panel]: This bell was originally hung in the Tillman Hall Clock Tower in 1905, where it faithfully tolled the hours until replaced by the carillon in 1985. During those so eventful years, it joyfully rang out for the graduation of . . . — Map (db m20424) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — The T.L. Senn Horticultural Gardens — Dedicated in Honor of Its Founder — June 8, 1991
This 44 acres of the Botanical Garden was formerly the Horticultural Gardens of Clemson University, an innovative concept of Dr. T.L. Senn, Professor and Head Emeritus of Clemson's Department of Horticulture. Work began in 1959 on heavily eroded . . . — Map (db m19509) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — These Gates — Clemson University Centennial — 1889-1989
Dedicated, April 28, 1989 ...These gates, that were originally donated to Clemson by the class of 1928, were moved to this present location as a Centennial gift of Clemson University by Tiger Brotherhood, marking the official entrance to our . . . — Map (db m51343) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Thomas Green Clemson
Born in Philadelphia July 1 1807 Died at Fort Hill April 6, 1888 Scientist     Diplomat     Soldier Founder of Clemson College and benefactor to the sons of his adopted state — Map (db m9531) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Walter T. Cox, Jr.
Walter T. Cox, Jr., native of Belton, South Carolina, came to Clemson University in 1935 as a freshman cadet. As a student, he was a company commander in the cadet Corps and an all-state guard on the football team. After graduating in 1939, he . . . — Map (db m20566) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — William Maxwell Poe Plaza — Billy "Tweet" Poe — Clemson Class of 1946
Letter in both Football and Track Wingback and Defensive Back on the Tiger Football Teams of 1941, '55, '45, and '46 100-Yard and 220-Yard Dashes, Tiger Track Team of 1945 Drafted by the Chicago Bears of the National Football . . . — Map (db m20676) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — 39-11 — Bowen's Mill
[Front]: This mill was built about 1860 by Col. Robert E. Bowen (1830-1909) Confederate officer, state representative, state senator, and Pickens County businessman. Bowen, a prominent advocate for progressive farming, was also active in the . . . — Map (db m9517) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Captain Kimberly Hampton
. . . — Map (db m15462) WM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Colonel Robert Elliott Holcombe — Statesman - Financier - Philanthropist — Born Aug, 4, 1823 - Died April 9, 1893
Founder and First Intendant (Mayor) of Easley, originally known as Holcombe Town, Jan, 1874. Near this site a Depot was built by him and given to the Railroad. He was the first Depot Agent and Telegraph Operator. In 1846 he became the first . . . — Map (db m19956) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Easley Veterans Memorial
[South]: To our military men and women, past and present, your commitment, service and sacrifice will be remembered and appreciated forever. [North]: The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten. . . . — Map (db m15389) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Easley, South Carolina
Nestled in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the city of Easley was chartered in 1874. Robert Elliott Holcombe was responsible for the establishment of Easley as a town when he built a depot for the railroad company. The town . . . — Map (db m15522) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Golden Creek Mill — Water Power
The original mill on Golden Creek was built across the creek from the present day Golden Creek Mill by William O'Dell in 1815. The ruins are still visible today. In a deed dated 1836, the property was transferred to John Arial and listed as . . . — Map (db m15527) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway
Named in honor of John Caldwell Calhoun, (1782-1850), the Old South's most admired statesman and profound philosopher and America's most influential spokesman for state's rights. From 1808 to 1810 he served his state as a member of the S.C. . . . — Map (db m9523) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Julien D. Wyatt — 1900-1960
[Front] Easley High School 1915 Wofford College AB & MA 1919 Georgetown University LLB 1923 American University DCL 1926 Attorney, Banker, Civil Leader Editor, Benefactor, School Trustee Cofounder, Carolina National Bank . . . — Map (db m60525) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — 39-1 — Pickensville
A town laid out at this site in 1791 called Rockville was officially named Pickensville the next year in honor of Gen. Andrew Pickens. It served as the court house town of Washington District (today's Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, and Oconee . . . — Map (db m9519) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Liberty — Soldiers Buried in Carmel Cemetery
Revolutionary War 1776-1783 Hamilton, Thomas Hamilton, Anne K. Florida War 1836 Hamilton, D.K. War Between the States 1861-1865 Boggs, T.H. Boggs, T.E. Davis, John O. Ellenberg, H.J. Fennell, T.G. Grice, . . . — Map (db m54975) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Liberty — St. Luke's Methodist Episcopal Church & Cemetery
On This Site From Nov. 3, 1883 To 1922 Was Located the St. Luke's Methodist Episcopal Church & Cemetery — Map (db m52215) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Liberty — Veterans Service Station — Liberty, S.C.
Liberty was founded in 1776 by a group of Patriots and was named for that principle for which they so bravely fought. Mayor: Dr. E.J. Bryson Treas.: C.L. Templeton Alderman C.E. Bush H.F. Hunt . . . — Map (db m52217) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Liberty — World War Veterans Monument
[West Inscription] Dedicated to Veterans World War [East Inscription] Left Column: W.B. Alexander, Robert Lee Austin, R.M. Bagwell, L.A. Boggs, Willie Devoe Boggs, A.E. Brown, L.T. Bryant, Edmond J. Bryson, John W. . . . — Map (db m29817) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — A CCC Classic
Young men determined to escape economic hardship built this lodge from 1973-1940. They were enrollees in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), one of President Franklin Roosevelt's programs to battle the Great Depression. The CCC provided . . . — Map (db m30217) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Andrew Pickens
In Memoriam Andrew Pickens 1739-1817 Partisan General American Resolution for whom This County is Named. — Map (db m11740) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Andrew Pickens — 1739-1817
Partisan General, American Revolution for whom this county and town is named. — Map (db m47360) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Beliefs Set in Stone
To a giant, Table Rock could be exactly what its name suggests -- a 3,124'-high table made of granite. To eat at this table, the giant would need a seat -- Stool Mountain at 2,600' served this purpose. This is how the Cherokee saw the . . . — Map (db m30219) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Charles Ladd Cureton — 1873-1939
Served Pickens Mayor 14 Years S.C. House of Representatives S.C. Highway Commissioner 13th Dist. 10 Years Worked for Pickens County Progress — Map (db m11731) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Civilian Conservation Corps — 1933-1942
Erected in appreciation of the effort, skill and dedication of the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps. This peacetime army healed the scars on our landscape, beautified and protected our mountains, seashores and forests, and created the . . . — Map (db m30218) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Commissioners Appointed to Locate the Town of Pickens
July 27, 1868 James H. Ambler Reese Bowen W.T. Fields J.E. Hagood James Lewis T.R. Price — Map (db m11744) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Elihu Griffin
. . . — Map (db m11743) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Gen. Robert E. Lee — 1807-1870
Commander-in-Chief Confederate Army. The South's Idol — Map (db m11742) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — General Andrew Pickens Charted the Way
The man most responsible for opening up the northwestern part of South Carolina by driving out the Cherokee and the British, during and immediately following the American Revolution War, was General Andrew Pickens. deeply religious but a fierce . . . — Map (db m20030) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Granite and Gravity
The granite ridge connecting Table Rock and Pinnacle Mountain drops away into two slopes. Because gravity pulls water downhill, all precipitation that falls onto the south-facing slope will eventually collect in the Oolenoy River system. Like any . . . — Map (db m30014) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Hagood Mill Historic Site
[Front]: During most of its life, the Hagood Mill was a busy center of commerce. The Products of Industry Census records Hagood Mill as having produced 2,500 bushels of meal (140,000 pounds) and 200 bushels of flours (11,200 pounds) in the . . . — Map (db m20117) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — 39-15 — Hagood-Mauldin House
[Front] This house, built ca. 1856, originally sat 14 mi. W in the town of Pickens Court House, then the seat of Pickens District. It was the home of James Earle Hagood (1826-1904), Pickens District clerk of court, state representative . . . — Map (db m43781) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Hovie Alexander Nealy — 1876-1947
Pickens Police Chief 40 Years Faithful to the Community He Loved — Map (db m11739) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — In Honor of Elinor Knight
Musician, Teacher, Civic leader. Her efforts on behalf of City Beautification have been an inspiration. Her leadership had made this memorial park possible. — Map (db m11729) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — John C. Calhoun
In Memoriam John C. Calhoun 1782-1850 Apostle of States Rights, and Nullification. Vice-President U.S. — Map (db m11741) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Major General Andrew Pickens — 1739-1817 — Christian - Patriot - Soldier
This statue of Major General Pickens is built in memory of Ellison Smyth McKissick, Jr., 1925-1998, Korean War veteran and former chief executive officer of Alice Manufacturing Company, Inc. Ellison Smyth McKissick, Jr., enlisted in the United . . . — Map (db m20085) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Manly Portable Convict Cage
The Convict Cage, or "Jail on Wheels," was actually a prison pulled by a team of horses or mules. During the early 20th century, it was not possible to return prisoners doing work in the remote areas of Pickens County back (here) to the Pickens . . . — Map (db m11790) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Moorefield Memorial Highway
In Memory of Charles Henry Moorefield State Highway Engineer of South Carolina 1920 - 1935 — Map (db m20417) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Parkitecture
Ever wonder why so many park buildings share the same look? That style -- rendered in stone and wood to help the structures complement their natural surroundings -- is called "parkitecture" and it became the hallmark of the Civilian Conservation . . . — Map (db m30168) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens — The Town That Moved
The town of Pickens was established as the center of government for the newly established Pickens District. The county was originally part of the Pickens District, today's Pickens and Oconee Counties. Its center of government, Pickens Court House, . . . — Map (db m11774) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens County Buffalo Soldiers — First War Casualties
Private Major Terrell, United States Army First Pickens County Casualty of World War One A resident of Hurricane Township in Pickens, Major Terrell joined the U.S. Army in October 1917 and was assigned to the 305th Labor Company, . . . — Map (db m20035) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens County Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial
Private Charles H. Barker, United States Army April 12, 1935-June 4, 1953 of Six Mile Company K, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division Killed in Action at Sokkogae, Korea, June 4 1953 Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor . . . — Map (db m20056) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens County Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Men Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice For Freedom in War Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. — Map (db m11770) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Soapstone Boulder
On this ancient soapstone boulder are two partially carved soapstone bowls, made by Native Americans around 5,000 years ago. The bowls were rough-shaped with flint chisels and then broken off before doing the final shaping. This boulder was brought . . . — Map (db m20375) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Table Rock State Park
About Table Rock State Park Table Rock Mountain is a towering landmark at the edge of the Blue Ridge Escarpment, most recognized for its spectacular natural beauty. Within the watershed of Table Rock lie more than 3,000 acres of . . . — Map (db m30063) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Civilian Conservation Corps — 1933 - 1942
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 as part of the comprehensive relief effort during the grim depression years. Three million men were involved in the CCC during its ten-year existence. . . . — Map (db m21051) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Hagood Cabin
Originally built in the early 1800's by the family of Benjamin Hagood on family land about a half mile from here, this is the third place that this venerable old log cabin has stood. It is thought because of the unusual interior log wall, . . . — Map (db m20137) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Hagood-Mauldin House — The Irma Morris Museum of Fine Art
The Hagoods and the Mauldins James E. Hagood, son of local farmer and landowner Benjamin Hagood, built this house in 1856 in the town of Pickens Court House, about 14 miles west of here. The house was moved to this site in 1868. James . . . — Map (db m11783) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Murphree-Hollingsworth Cabin
Ongoing development at this mill site includes a variety of ventures. Significant among these is the recent relocation and restoration of this Cabin. In the late 1780's the Secona Baptist Church was organized in Pickens. Named after the Cherokee . . . — Map (db m20142) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Pickens County Museum — American Heroes and Everyday Folk — Living Music Traditions
Pickens County Museum of Art and History The Pickens County Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits local artifacts. It features exhibits on the Cherokee Indians, General Andrew Pickens, Vice President John C. Calhoun, pioneer life, . . . — Map (db m11789) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Thomas Joab Mauldin
In Memoriam Thomas Jacob Mauldin 1870-1931 First Judge 18th Judicial Circuit of S.C. 1914-1981. — Map (db m11738) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — To the Valiant Citizen-Soldiers of Pickens County
To the Valiant Citizen-Soldiers of Pickens County who Answered their Call to Duty and Made the Supreme Sacrifice For our future generations, their youth, they gave away, never again to see the land between the Oolenoy River Valley and the . . . — Map (db m20092) WM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — William M. Hagood
. . . — Map (db m11787) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pumpkintown — Cornelius Keith
Cornelius Keith Born in Loch Lomond, Scotland Of Royal Lineage 1715 Scottish Royal Seal 1808 Dating from 1010 A.D. Original pioneer of Oolenoy settlement. Started about 1743, married Juda Thompson. Reared twelve . . . — Map (db m47399) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pumpkintown — Cornelius Keith - 1715-1808
In the cemetery of Oolenoy Baptist Church is the grave of Cornelius Keith, born in Loch Lomond, Scotland. Of royal lineage, the Keith family came to South Carolina from Virginia. Original pioneers of Oolenoy Valley, acquired land from the . . . — Map (db m33611) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pumpkintown — 39-7 — Oolenoy Baptist Church
[Front]: This church, named for the Cherokee chief, Woolenoy - the spelling was changed to Oolenoy in 1827 - was organized in 1795 by Rev. John Chastain, who became its first minister. By 1797, with 50 members, it was admitted to the . . . — Map (db m11718) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pumpkintown — 39-8 — Pumpkintown
This community, settled before 1800, was named "Pumpkin Town" by an anonymous early traveler awed by the sight of the Oolenoy Valley covered with huge yellow pumpkins. It and Pickens Court House (Old Pickens) were the only two towns in . . . — Map (db m11725) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Six Mile — 39-17 — Fort Prince George
(side 1) Fort Prince George, covered by Lake Keowee since 1968, was built nearby in 1753, near the unofficial boundary between Cherokee lands and white settlements. Across the Keowee River from the Cherokee Lower Town of Keowee, it was . . . — Map (db m78989) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Six Mile — Six Mile Veterans Monument
In Honor Of Six Mile Military Personnel of All Wars and In Special Tribute to Our Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Charles H. Barker Korea James D. Howe Vietnam William A. McWhorter World War II . . . — Map (db m55170) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Sunset — Roy F. Jones Highway
Named in 1984 in Honor of Longtime S.C. Highway department employee whose career of service spanned over half a century, all in Pickens County including 44 years 1928 - 1972 as principal supervisor of maintenance work The Department's First 50-Year . . . — Map (db m21052) HM

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