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Camden in Kershaw County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Baruch Home

 
 
Baruch Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2009
1. Baruch Home Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the birthplace and boyhood home of Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965), financier, philanthropist, and adviser to presidents. He was instrumental in establishing the Camden Hospital, with opened in 1913, as a tribute to his father, Dr. Simon Baruch, surgeon in the Confederate Army and later a pioneer in medicine in New York.
 
Erected 1978 by City of Camden. (Marker Number 28-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 34° 14.917′ N, 80° 36.445′ W. Marker is in Camden, South Carolina, in Kershaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 521) and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden SC 29020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bishop Davis House (a few steps from this marker); E.H. Dibble Store / Eugene H. Dibble (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monument to Kershaw County’s Confederate Dead
Baruch Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2009
2. Baruch Home Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Camden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor and Rememberance (approx. 0.2 miles away); The De Kalb Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Action at Logtown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Marker and a Historical Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
3. Marker and a Historical Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on February 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on February 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 18, 2022