Conway in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Wade Hampton Oak
Erected by The Alazea Garden Club of Conway.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1876.
Location. 33° 50.247′ N, 79° 2.845′ W. Marker is in Conway, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 701) and 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. It is in front of the former post office, now the Horry County Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conway SC 29526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic Brick for this Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kingston Church Kingston-Conway / Robert Conway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Horry / Horry County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conway.
More about this marker. Brass tablet is affixed to the oak.
Regarding The Wade Hampton Oak. Wade Hampton was a highly regarded general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Also see . . . Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman. 2004 book by Walter Brian Cisco on Amazon.com, with the “search inside” feature. (Submitted on March 19, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,188 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on February 18, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.