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Spring Hill in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Berkeley County

 
 
Berkeley County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
1. Berkeley County Marker
Inscription. This county was designated a court and land conveyance district in 1682, and an election district in 1683. It was named for two brothers, Lord John and Sir William Berkeley, both Lord Proprietors of Carolina. Over the years, functions of this early county have changed. Modern Berkeley was created in 1882. Several boundary changes occurred 1893-1921.
 
Erected 1976 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8- 22C.)
 
Location. 33° 16.571′ N, 80° 21.061′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Old State Road (US 176), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located .8 miles north of State Rd 27 intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeville SC 29472, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spring Hill Methodist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Holly Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Holly Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Harleyville (approx. 7 miles away); Target Methodist Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Eutawville
Berkeley County Marker, looking south along Old State Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
2. Berkeley County Marker, looking south along Old State Road
At the Orangeburg County Line
(approx. 8 miles away); St. Paul Camp Ground (approx. 9.1 miles away); Four Holes Swamp Bridge / Harley's Tavern (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry. Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Submitted on September 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Sir William Berkeley (c. 1608-1677). August 1641 he was appointed governor of Virginia. (Submitted on September 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on May 16, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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