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Clio in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Clio

 
 
Clio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, April 20, 2009
1. Clio Marker
Inscription.  McLaurin's Muster Ground, located at this crossroads, became a polling place in 1825. According to local tradition, the community was later called Ivy's Crossroads. A post office named Clio was established here in 1836 and the town incorporated in 1882. The Florence Railroad Company extended its Latta Branch line into Clio in 1895.
 
Erected 1979 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
 
Location. 34° 34.773′ N, 79° 32.78′ W. Marker is in Clio, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Red Bluff Street, on the right on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clio SC 29525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clio Passenger Depot (about 500 feet away,
Main Street Clio image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, April 20, 2009
2. Main Street Clio
measured in a direct line); Ammons Family Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Blenheim Mineral Springs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Daniel Calhoun Roper (approx. 5 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 7.7 miles away in North Carolina); Robert Blair Campbell / John Campbell (approx. 7.7 miles away); Blenheim (approx. 7.7 miles away); Magnolia (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
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Also see . . .  Clio Historic District National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 23, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Main Street Clio image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, April 20, 2009
3. Main Street Clio
Building at intersection of Main Street and Red Bluff Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, April 20, 2009
4. Building at intersection of Main Street and Red Bluff Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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