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Near Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William W. Harllee

 
 
William W. Harllee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 25, 2010
1. William W. Harllee Marker
Inscription.
President of Wilmington & Manchester Railroad and a founder of the city of Florence, Harllee (1812-1897) was also a general in the SC Militia, signer of Ordinance of Secession, Lt. Governor (1860-62), member of the General Assembly, and president of the SC Bar Association. Both he and his daughter, from whom Florence takes its name, are buried here in Hopewell Cemetery.
 
Erected 1990 by Florence Heritage Foundation. (Marker Number 21-8.)
 
Location. 34° 7.716′ N, 79° 37.404′ W. Marker is near Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is on Old River Road (County Route 57) 0.2 miles east of Francis Marion Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5314 Old River Road, Florence SC 29505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Doe (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mt. Zion Methodist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mt. Zion Rosenwald School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hewn-Timber Cabins (approx. 4.9 miles
William W. Harllee Marker (reverse view) image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 27, 2010
2. William W. Harllee Marker (reverse view)
away); Francis Marion Memorial Highway (approx. 5 miles away); Atomic Bomb Accident at Mars Bluff, March 11, 1958 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jamestown (approx. 5.9 miles away); American Legion Post #1 / 2nd Lieutenant Fred H. Sexton (approx. 6.1 miles away); William R. Johnson House / The Columns (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
William W. Harllee Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 27, 2010
3. William W. Harllee Grave Site
Florence H. Harllee Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 27, 2010
4. Florence H. Harllee Grave Site
William Wallace Harllee image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
5. William Wallace Harllee
Founder of Florence, S.C.
Hopewell Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 27, 2010
6. Hopewell Cemetery
Hopewell Cemetery National Register Stone image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, October 27, 2010
7. Hopewell Cemetery National Register Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   5. submitted on December 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on October 28, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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