Eutawville in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Settled in the 1840s on higher ground in the healthy pines of upper St. John's Parish, the town of Eutawville was founded by Santee River plantation owners as a summer refuge for their families. In 1886 the railroad was established. The town was chartered December 24 1888, in Berkeley County and annexed to Orangeburg County in 1910.
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Long before the founding of the village of Eutawville, the area immediately to the north and east was an important avenue of trade, using Nelson's Ferry Road, The Cherokee Path, and the Santee River. At Eutaw Springs, a strategic point guarding the British supply line from Charleston, a major battle of the American Revolution took place.
Erected 1970 by Eutawville Civic League. (Marker Number 38-8.)
Location. 33° 23.887′ N, 80° 20.467′ W. Marker is in Eutawville, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Eutaw Highway (State Highway 45) and Old Number Six Highway (State Highway 6), on the right when traveling west on Eutaw Highway. Touch for map. Located in the stand of pine trees in front of the bank building. Marker is in this post office area: Eutawville SC 29048, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Eutaw Springs Battlefield Park (approx. 2½ miles away); Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 2½ miles away); Battle of Eutaw (approx. 2½ miles away); Grave of Major Majoribanks / Northampton (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 2½ miles away); Santee Limestone / Limestone and Marl Formations (approx. 2.6 miles away); Berkeley County (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eutawville.
Also see . . . Welcome to Eutawville, SC. Situated on the south side of Lake Marion, and about half way between Charleston and Columbia (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Political Subdivisions • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.