“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Murrells Inlet in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Hot and Hot Fish Club

Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doug Coldwell, February 17, 2010
1. Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker
Inscription.  Established by and comprised of the planters of All Saints Parish, this social club was dedicated to epicurean pursuits. Although formed before 1816, the organization was probably dissolved during the Civil War. Nearby Drunken Jack Island was the first recorded of five different sites for the clubhouse.
Erected 1978 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-27.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 33° 30.962′ N, 79° 3.066′ W. Marker is near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Jetty Drive north of Terrapin Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Huntington Beach State Park. A $5 per person fee is charged to enter the park. It is at the north end of Jetty Road, across from the parking lot there. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murrells Inlet SC 29576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The World is My Oyster (approx. 0.9 miles away); An Ancient Tool for a Modern Task
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Atalaya (approx. 1.3 miles away); Atalaya Oyster Shucking Room (approx. 1.4 miles away); Atalaya Bear Pens (approx. 1.4 miles away); Atalaya Garage (approx. 1.4 miles away); Atalaya Stables (approx. 1.4 miles away); Atalaya Dog Kennels (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murrells Inlet.
Also see . . .
1. Hot Fish Club Restaurant. "An ever-shifting sand bar off the coast of Huntington Beach State Park is now all that remains of the original site of that Hot and Hot Fish Club." (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. Hot and Hot Fish Club. Wikipedia article on the Hot and Hot Fish Club. “Duties of the President: Each member in order of rotation was to act as President. He was to furnish a ham and good rice. He also was to attend to the preparation of the dinner. It was to be on the table between 2 - 2:30 P.M. The President was to preserve order and select side dishes with the Vice President for games. Should the President be absent, then he must
Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Hot and Hot Fish Club Marker
send his ham and rice for the dinner.” (Submitted on March 10, 2010.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,193 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Doug Coldwell of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.   2. submitted on January 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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