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Bradley in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Londonborough Settlement

 
 
Londonborough Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
1. Londonborough Settlement Marker
Inscription.
Two miles west is Power Spring, traditional site of the town laid out for the Londonborough settlers in 1765. Abandoned by their promoter in London, some three hundred German settlers were brought to South Carolina, given aid and bounty, and granted land in Londonborough Township. They settled in this area along Hard Labor and Cuffytown Creeks.
 
Erected 1964 by Edgefield and Greenwood County Historical Societies. (Marker Number 24-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Greenwood County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.532′ N, 82° 11.781′ W. Marker is in Bradley, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on Callison Road. Touch for map. Marker is located about 50 yards south of the intersection of Power Springs Road and Callison Road. Marker is in this post office area: Bradley SC 29819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patrick H. Bradley (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bethany Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Long Canes Massacre (approx. 6 miles away); Long Cane Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church
Londonborough Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
2. Londonborough Settlement Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); Cedar Springs A.R.P. Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); John Perkins Barratt (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Long Canes Massacre (approx. 8.2 miles away); McCormick Train Station (approx. 8.7 miles away); McCormick County / MACK (approx. 8.7 miles away); Dorn Mill (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Palatine Roots: Londonborough. After ten weeks at sea in a crowded sailing vessel and close to six months of "living out of a suitcase," the anticipation the itinerant Germans felt at the prospect of settling down on their own piece of America must have been close to unbearable. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. History of Geographic Locations - Londonborough. A group of Germans established a settlement named Londonborough along Hard Labor Creek early in 1765. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The Royal Colony of South Carolina: The Township Acts. There are many contradicting
SC Townships Created During the Royal Period (1729-1776) image. Click for full size.
By J.D. Lewis, www.carolina.com
3. SC Townships Created During the Royal Period (1729-1776)
histories on what really led to the establishment of "Townships" in the interior of South Carolina immediately after the Crown took over the colony in 1729. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,372 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 19, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on November 21, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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