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

Marlborough County Court House

 
 
Marlborough County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
1. Marlborough County Court House Marker
Inscription. Four court houses for Marlborough District or County have stood on this square since Apr. 4, 1820, when it was deeded by John S. Thomas for that purpose. The first court house, completed before 1824, was replaced by a new building in 1852. It was occupied by Union troops in 1865. A third building was finished in 1885. The present court house was built in 1951-1952.
 
Erected 1962 by Bennettsville Jaycees. (Marker Number 35-2.)
 
Location. 34° 36.999′ N, 79° 41.076′ W. Marker is in Bennettsville, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 15) and Broad Street (Business South Carolina Highway 38), on the right when traveling south on West 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. Bennettsville (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); General John McQueen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jennings-Brown House (about 500 feet away); Old Female Academy
Wide view of the Marlborough County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
2. Wide view of the Marlborough County Court House Marker
The Marlborough County Court House Marker (Left) and the Bennettsville Marker (Right) stand in front of the Marlboro County Court House in downtown Bennettsville.
(about 500 feet away); Bennettsville Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); J.F. Kinney House / P.M. Kinney House (about 600 feet away); D.D. McColl House / D.D. McColl House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennettsville.
 
Also see . . .  Bennettsville Historic District National Register of Historic Place Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Present Day Marlboro County Courthouse (1952) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 8, 2010
3. Present Day Marlboro County Courthouse (1952)
 
 
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 1,004 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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