McConnells in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
After the Kings Mountain Railroad was completed in 1852, the McConnellsville Post Office was established here in 1854. The town, named for the McConnell family, was incorporated in 1906. The first intendant was J.T. Crawford; wardens were J.F. Ashe, S.H. Love, J.O. Moore, and J.M. Williams. The post office was renamed McConnells in 1951.
Erected 1979 by York County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 46-13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the South Carolina, York County Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 52.167′ N, 81° 13.605′ W. Marker is in McConnells, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Highway (U.S. 321) and McConnells Highway (State Highway 332), on the left when traveling north on Chester Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Connells SC 29726, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brick Kitchen (approx. 2.9 miles away); A House of Untold Stories (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bratton Home (approx. 2.9 miles The Homestead (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Bratton Plantation/Battle of Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); Field of Huck's Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Battle of Huck’s Defeat (approx. 2.9 miles away); Brattonsville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Backwoods Cabin (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnells.
Also see . . .
1. Kings Mountain Railroad. "The Carolina & N-W railway had its roots in the antebellum Kings Mountain Railroad that ran from Chester, SC, to York, SC." (Submitted on November 17, 2009.)
2. McConnells, South Carolina. McConnells is a town in York County, South Carolina, United States and a suburb of York, South Carolina. (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Town of McConnels. McConnells, located in rural York County between Rock Hill and Chester, is home to Historic Brattonsville, a living history village. (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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