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Minervaville in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Minervaville

 
 
Minervaville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 26, 2010
1. Minervaville Marker
Inscription. Minervaville, between Cabin Branch and Cedar Creek, was an early 19th-century community. Named after the Minerva Academy, founded in 1802 with William J. Bingham as its headmaster, Minervaville appears on Robert Millsís Atlas of S.C. (1825). It was later a station on the S.C. Railroad, with a post office 1831-1835. The area declined after the Minerva Academy closed in 1834.
 
Erected 2010 by South East Rural Community Outreach. (Marker Number 40-167.)
 
Location. 33° 53.992′ N, 80° 50.01′ W. Marker is in Minervaville, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Minervaville Road (State Highway 40-1159) and Cabin Creek Road (State Highway 40-66), on the right when traveling south on Minervaville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopkins SC 29061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James H. Adams (approx. 1.8 miles away); Robert H. Morrell Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); Harriet Barber House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Hopkins (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Harriet Barber House
Minervaville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 26, 2010
2. Minervaville Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Barnie Jordan Jr. Memorial Highway (approx. 3.5 miles away); Horrell Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gadsden (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
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Minervaville Marker at the intersection of Minervaville Road and Cabin Creek Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 26, 2010
3. Minervaville Marker at the intersection of Minervaville Road and Cabin Creek Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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