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Blenheim in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Blenheim

 
 
Blenheim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. Blenheim Marker
Inscription. This community was named for Blenheim Palace in England, home of the Duke of Marlborough, for whom Marlboro County is said to have been named. Formerly called Mineral Spring or Spring Hill for the mineral springs ½ mile east, Blenheim traces its origin to wealthy planters who built summer homes in this healthy locality during the ante-bellum period.
 
Erected 1973 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-16.)
 
Location. 34° 30.618′ N, 79° 39.174′ W. Marker is in Blenheim, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (State Highway 38) and East High Street (State Highway 381), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blenheim SC 29516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Blair Campbell / John Campbell (here, next to this marker); Battle of Hunt's Bluff / Old River Road (approx. 4.1 miles away); Brownsville Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Blenheim Mineral Springs (approx. 5.1 miles away); Brownsville Church
Wide view of the Blenheim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Blenheim Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Grave of Mason Lee / Will of Mason Lee (approx. 6.2 miles away); Frederick Charles Hans Bruno Poellnitz / Ragtown (approx. 6.4 miles away); Barnabas Kelet Henagan Home Site (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blenheim.
 
Also see . . .  Blenheim History >> Blenheim Ginger Ale. (Submitted on June 7, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Blenheim Mineral Springs image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Blenheim Mineral Springs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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