Bennettsville in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
D.D. McColl House / D.D. McColl House
1826 / 1884
D. D. McColl House 1826
This house, built in 1826 on Darlington St. (now Main St.), was first owned by H.H. Covington. It was sold in 1871 to Duncan Donald McColl (1842 1911), prominent Marlboro County lawyer and businessman; the McColls lived in this house until 1884. Later moved to S. Liberty St., then McColl St., and finally to its present location by Hugh L. McColl, Jr., the house was donated to the county by McColl in 1991.
D. D. McColl House 1884
This Queen Anne house, built in 1884 for D.D. McColl, features local brick made from yellow clay and stained to simulate red brick. McColl organized the S.C. & Pacific Railway in 1884, served as its first president, and brought the railroad to Bennettsville and nearby areas. He also helped organize the Bank of Marlboro in 1886 and the Bennettsville Cotton Mill in 1897, and the town of McColl was named after him.
Erected 1998 by Pee Dee Committee of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina. (Marker Number 35-32.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable BuildingsThe Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
Location. 34° 36.928′ N, 79° 41.207′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is on W. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 West Main St, 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. Marlborough County Court House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bennettsville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); General John McQueen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jennings-Brown House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Female Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennettsville.
Also see . . . Bennettsville Historic District National Register of Historic Place Nomination Form. The D. D. McColl House is included in the Bennettsville Historic District. (Submitted on November 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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