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Pomaria in Newberry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Folk-Holloway House

 
 
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By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
1. Folk-Holloway House Marker
Inscription.  This house, built ca. 1820 for John Adam Folk (1799-1855) is an excellent example of a 19th-century two-story farmhouse. Folk, a farmer and merchant, was also postmaster at Tanner's Hill (now Pomaria) 1829-40. Later the home of Folk's daughter Martha and her husband Thomas W. Holloway (1829-1903), who chartered the town of Pomaria in 1903, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
 
Erected 2001 by the Newberry County Historical Society. (Marker Number 36-17.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 34° 16.074′ N, 81° 25.177′ W. Marker is in Pomaria, South Carolina, in Newberry County. Marker is on Holloway Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker may be partially hid by shrubs. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pomaria SC 29126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pomaria (approx. half a mile away); Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (approx. half a mile away); Bethlehem Lutheran Church (approx. 1.4 miles
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By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
2. Folk-Holloway House
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away); Rev. Joachim Bulow. (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 3 miles away); Hope Rosenwald School (approx. 3.2 miles away); Peak (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pomaria.
 
Folk-Holloway House image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
3. Folk-Holloway House
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By Cindy Bullard, February 16, 2010
4. Well House
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By Cindy Bullard
5. Wind Chimes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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