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Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Term of Court

 
 
First Term of Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
1. First Term of Court Marker
Inscription.
First Term of Court Held in this
Building Spring Term 1839
John S. Richardson - Presiding Judge
George Pope - Clerk of Court
W.H. Moss - Sheriff
James J. Caldwell - Solicitor
A.B. Addison
Chairman Public Buildings

 
Location. 33° 47.367′ N, 81° 55.783′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is to the right of the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Courthouse Square, Edgefield SC 29824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgefield County World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Historic Edgefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors and Lieutenant Governors from Edgefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Martha M. Rich Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgefield County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgefield County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgefield County
Edgefield County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
2. Edgefield County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lynch Building (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Strom Thurmond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Booth-Toney Shootout of 1878 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edgefield Historic District. As early as 1787, the village green near Court House Square was deeded to the town of Edgefield. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Edgefield County Government. Official website of Edgefield County Government. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The Edgefield County Court House: A Brief History (1785-1997). Edgefield County was created in 1785 when the Old Ninety Six District of Upper South Carolina was divided into smaller districts, or counties, by act of the State Legislature. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Edgefield County, South Carolina. Edgefield County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentNotable BuildingsPolitics
 
Edgefield County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
3. Edgefield County Courthouse
Court House Square from the Courthouse Porch image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
4. Court House Square from the Courthouse Porch
Edgefield County<br>Courthouse Restoration image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
5. Edgefield County
Courthouse Restoration
Edgefield County Council
C. Monroe Kneece, Chairman
Betty Ann Butler, Vice Chairwoman
Daniel G. Bishop
Norman Dorn
Samuel B. Speight
Wayne Adams, County Administrator

Judicial Officers
William Keesley, Circuit Judge
Donald V. Myers, Solicitor
Thomas A. Mims, Public Defender
Allen H. Dunn, Clerk of Court
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M.A. Rozbitsky Construction Co.,
General Contractor
McDonald Law, Architect
Completed November 1997
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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