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

Magnolia

 
 
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Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
1. Magnolia Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1853, this house was the home of William D. Johnson, a Bennettsville attorney and one of three Marlboro County signers of South Carolina's Ordinance of Secession. He served in the state Senate 1862-1865 and was elected chancellor of the Equity Court in 1865. According to tradition, Magnolia was occupied by Union troops on March 6, 1865. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1978 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-25.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1881.
 
Location. 34° 37.17′ N, 79° 40.632′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is on East Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 508 East Main Street, Bennettsville SC 29512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bennettsville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bennettsville Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Crosland House (approx.
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Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 11, 2010
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0.4 miles away); Jennings-Brown House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Female Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (approx. 0.4 miles away); General John McQueen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennettsville.
 
Also see . . .  Magnolia National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022