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Hartsville in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Eastern Carolina Silver Company

Eastern Carolina Silver Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Eastern Carolina Silver Company Marker
Inscription.  This silver co., chartered March 5, 1907, manufactured and sold coffee and tea sets, bread trays, bowls, candelabra, and cups. J. L. Coker served as pres., W. F. Smith as vice pres., and C. W. Coker as sec. & treas. By 1908 the company had begun to manufacture classically-designed quadruple plate, some ornamented with cotton blossom motifs. The enterprise, located 3 blocks NE, dissolved Nov. 25, 1909.
Erected 1994 by Hartsville Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 16-31.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is March 5, 1918.
Location. 34° 22.75′ N, 80° 4.019′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Home Ave. and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on E. Home Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville SC 29550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carolina Fiber Co. / Sonoco Products Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Welsh Neck High School / Coker College (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Lide Coker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); David Robert Coker 1870-1938 (approx. ¼ mile away); John L. Hart / John Hart House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hartsville Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Hartsville Oil Mill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 850 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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