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Turbeville, South Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Mike Stroud, October 23, 2009
Battle of Tearcoat Swamp Marker
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — Battle of Tearcoat
During the American Revolution, a few miles south of Turbeville, General Marion and his militia routed the British. General Marion learned Colonel Tynes with over ninety troops was camped at the edge of Tearcoat Swamp.On Oct. 25, 1780, Marion moved . . . — Map (db m23612) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — East Clarendon
Center Panel In Memory and in Honor of all East Clarendon men and women who served in the armed forces of our country Left Panel Army Air Force Right Panel Navy Marines Coast Guard Base In Grateful . . . — Map (db m50354) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — Miller H. Mellette Highway
Named in 1979 in honor of The Rev. Miller H. Mellette Born 1888 — Died 1960 Member House of Representatives for 24 years Founder and Chairman of the Board of Free Will Baptist Children's Home Turbeville . . . — Map (db m52807) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — 23 — Pine Grove / Turbeville School
Log Bldg. This site - 1850 Used Church Building - 1854 Frame Building - 1889 - 1912 Brick Bldg. On current site - 1912 E C Hist. Sites - 2000 Turbeville Ruritan Club — Map (db m24648) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — Puddin’ Swamp 1776 – The Frontier
During the American Revolution, Puddin’ Swamp and the Black River were on the frontier. Brave and adventurous pioneer families settled on the higher ground near the Rivers. Pioneers cooked over open fires, grew their food, tapped pines for rosin and . . . — Map (db m24319) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — The Burning of Mouzon's Home by his "Friend"
Capt. Wm. Henry Mouzon II had a friendship with Banastre Tarleton from their boyhood school days in France. Yet the British Tarleton burned the Mouzon Plantation House, on August 7, 1780. Ann Mouzon, age eleven, was the first to see the British and . . . — Map (db m24422) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — 15 — Turbeville R.R. Depot
On spur of Black River Cypress Co. that ran from Alderman R.R. at Seloc into Diles Bay 150 Yds. → E C Hist. Sites - 2000 — Map (db m24737) HM
South Carolina (Clarendon County), Turbeville — 14 — Turpentine Still1870 - 1910
First business in community known as Pudding Swamp - owned and operated by Michael Turbeville and Sons. Farmers collected resin from Pine trees and sold it to the still. E C Hist. Sites - 2000 — Map (db m24698) HM

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