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

Bennettsville

 
 
Bennettsville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
1. Bennettsville Marker
Inscription.  In 1819 the court house of Marlborough District was transferred from Carlisle, a village on the Pee Dee River, to this more central location. Bennettsville developed around the new court house in the heart of a rich farm land area. On March 6, 1865, it was occupied by the 17th Army Corps, U. S. A., commanded by Gen. W.T. Sherman.
 
Erected 1962 by Bennettsville Jaycees. (Marker Number 35-1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1779.
 
Location. 34° 37.169′ N, 79° 40.694′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is on East Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in front of City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501, 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. Magnolia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bennettsville Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Jennings-Brown House (approx. 0.4 miles away); General John McQueen
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(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); Confederate Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edward Crosland House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennettsville.
 
More about this marker. This was the original marker entitled Bennettsville. Another marker of the same title was erected by the Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission, 1980, in front of the Marlboro County Court House.
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
2. Overview
Overview showing the City Hall Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
3. Overview showing the City Hall Building
Location of Persian Gulf War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
4. Location of Persian Gulf War Marker
On the grounds of the Bennettsville City Hall.
Persian Gulf War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
5. Persian Gulf War Marker
"With gratitude to all the men and women who were the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm" "Persian Gulf War 1991"
Municiple Building Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anna Inbody, June 25, 2011
6. Municiple Building Plaque
Brass marker erected in 1973
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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