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McConnells in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

McConnells

 
 
McConnells Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Sean Nix, November 14, 2009
1. McConnells Marker
Inscription.  
After the Kings Mountain Railroad was completed in 1852, the McConnellsville Post Office was established here in 1854. The town, named for the McConnell family, was incorporated in 1906. The first intendant was J.T. Crawford; wardens were J.F. Ashe, S.H. Love, J.O. Moore, and J.M. Williams. The post office was renamed McConnells in 1951.
 
Erected 1979 by York County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 46-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the South Carolina, York County Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 34° 52.167′ N, 81° 13.605′ W. Marker is in McConnells, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Highway (U.S. 321) and McConnells Highway (State Highway 332), on the left when traveling north on Chester Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4178 Chester Hwy, Mc Connells SC 29726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brick Kitchen (approx. 2.9 miles away); A House of Untold Stories (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bratton Home (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Bratton Plantation/Battle of Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); Field of Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Battle of Huck’s Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brattonsville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Backwoods Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnells.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain Railroad. "The Carolina & N-W railway had its roots in the antebellum Kings Mountain Railroad that ran from Chester, SC, to York, SC." (Submitted on November 17, 2009.) 

2. McConnells, South Carolina. McConnells is a town in York County, South Carolina, United States and a suburb of York, South Carolina. (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
McConnells Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Sean Nix, November 14, 2009
2. McConnells Marker
McConnells Post Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Sean Nix, November 14, 2009
3. McConnells Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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