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

Bennettsville

 
 
Bennettsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
1. Bennettsville Marker
Inscription. In 1819 the court house of Marlborough District was transferred from Carlisle, a village on the Pee Dee River, to this more central location. Bennettsville developed around the new court house in the heart of a rich farm land area. On March 6, 1863, it was occupied by the 17th Army Corps, United States Army, commanded by Gen. W.T. Sherman.
 
Erected 1980 by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 35-1.)
 
Location. 34° 37.008′ N, 79° 41.059′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 15) and Broad Street (Business South Carolina Highway 38), on the right when traveling south on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Main Street, Bennettsville SC 29512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marlborough County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); General John McQueen (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennings-Brown House (about 400 feet
Wide view of the Bennettsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the Bennettsville Marker
The Bennettsville Marker (Right) and the Marlborough County Court House Marker (Left) stand in front of the Marlboro County Court House in downtown Bennettsville.
away, measured in a direct line); Old Female Academy (about 500 feet away); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (about 600 feet away); D.D. McColl House / D.D. McColl House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennettsville.
 
More about this marker. Relaced a marker erected by the Bennettsville Jaycees, 1962.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bennettsville SC. (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Visit Bennettsville. (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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