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Court House Square

 
 
Court House Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Court House Square Marker
Inscription. The third court house for Orangeburg County was erected on this site in 1826. It was designed by Robert Mills, who was state architect at that time. This structure was destroyed by Union forces during their occupation of February 12-13, 1865. The fourth court house was constructed in 1875 and served the county until 1928, when it was razed and the site converted into a park.
 
Erected 1970 by The City of Orangeburg. (Marker Number 38-10.)
 
Location. 33° 29.428′ N, 80° 51.811′ W. Marker is in Orangeburg, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Church Street near Russell Street (State Road 33). Touch for map. Located in what is now known as "Memorial Plaza". Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Orangeburg Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Two Old Guns Of Captain Henry Felder (within shouting distance of this marker); Jewish Merchants/Jewish Life (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Dixie Club Library
Court House Square Marker, Church Street seen in background image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
2. Court House Square Marker, Church Street seen in background
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Williams Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church of the Redeemer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Judge Glover's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orangeburg.
 
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Court House Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
3. Court House Square Marker
Court House Square Marker, Confederate Monument and Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
4. Court House Square Marker, Confederate Monument and Memorial Fountain
Russell Street (State Road 33) in background
Court House Square Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
5. Court House Square Civil War Monument
* See nearby markers *
Court House Square , Public Safety City of Orangeburg Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
6. Court House Square , Public Safety City of Orangeburg Memorial
Court House Square Public Safety Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
7. Court House Square Public Safety Monument
North Face
Shield
Officer
Public Safety
Orangeburg
S.C.
Court House Square Public Safty Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
8. Court House Square Public Safty Memorial
South Face
"Because he is my friend"
Court House Square , The Two Old Guns Of Captain Henry Felder image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
9. Court House Square , The Two Old Guns Of Captain Henry Felder
played a vital part in making the Orangeburgh District free of British tyranny and alive with the American freedom we enjoy today.
Court House Square Civil War Cannon on display image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
10. Court House Square Civil War Cannon on display
Court House Square Boy Scout Project Bench image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
11. Court House Square Boy Scout Project Bench
Tris Waystack   [Boy Scout Emblem]    Sgt. T.C. Harrison
BSA Troop 45 Eagle Project       Memorial Fund 1993
<i>Court House Square, Showing Baptist Church, Orangeburg, S.C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
12. Court House Square, Showing Baptist Church, Orangeburg, S.C.
Court house, Orangeburg Confederate Memorial, and Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 685 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   10. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   11. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   12. submitted on January 20, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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