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Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Welcome to Historic Edgefield

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Welcome to Historic Edgefield Marker
Inscription.  
Home of Ten Governors
Andrew Pickens, II * George McDuffie
* P.M. Butler * J.H. Hammond
* Francis Pickins * M.L. Bonham
* J.C. Sheppard * Ben Tillman
* J.G. Evans * Strom Thurmond

" Edgefield has had
more dashing, brilliant,
romantic figures,
statesmen, orators,
soldiers, adventurers, and
daredevils, than any
other county of
South Carolina,
if not any rural county
of America."

W.W. Ball
The State That Forgot

Stop
Visit &
Linger

 
Location. 33° 47.362′ N, 81° 55.742′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Main Street (State Road 23) (U.S. 25), on the right when traveling east. Located between Penn and Jones Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edgefield SC 29824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lynch Building (a few steps from this marker); The Jewish Merchants of Edgefield (a few steps from this marker); J. Strom Thurmond (within
Welcome to Historic Edgefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
2. Welcome to Historic Edgefield Marker
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Welcome to Historic Edgefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors and Lieutenant Governors from Edgefield (within shouting distance of this marker); The Booth-Toney Shootout of 1878 (within shouting distance of this marker); Israel Mukashy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Turner's Country Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Edgefield County Courthouse and Memorial Park at Courthouse Square image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. Edgefield County Courthouse and Memorial Park at Courthouse Square
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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