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Hampton in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hampton County

 
 
Hampton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
1. Hampton County Marker
Inscription. Established February 18, 1878, once a part of Beaufort District. It was named in honor of Wade Hampton. Lieutenant General C.S.A., Governor of South Carolina, 1876-79. United States Senator, 1879-91. Cornerstone of courthouse laid by Gen. Hampton, Oct. 12, 1878.
 
Erected 1957 by Hampton County and James Moore Chapter, U.D.C. (Marker Number 25-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 51.981′ N, 81° 6.519′ W. Marker is in Hampton, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on Elm Street (U.S. 278) near Lee Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton SC 29924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); All Wars Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miles McSweeney Home Site (about 300 feet away); Site of Hampton High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Washington Moore House (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II POW Camp
Hampton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Hampton County Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); American Legion Hut (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hampton Colored School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historical Profile of Hampton County. (Submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wade Hampton. "Hampton first saw combat in July 1861, at the First Battle of Bull Run, where he deployed his Legion at a decisive moment, giving the brigade of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson time to reach the field." (Submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Hampton County Marker, looking east along Elm Street (US 278) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 3, 2011
3. Hampton County Marker, looking east along Elm Street (US 278)
Courthouse currently is under a much needed " facelift " image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Courthouse currently is under a much needed " facelift "
Old Bank of Hampton ; today the Hampton Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Old Bank of Hampton ; today the Hampton Museum
** See nearby markers
Gen Wade Hampton Statue at Capitol in Columbia image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2006
6. Gen Wade Hampton Statue at Capitol in Columbia
Hampton County Courthouse after restoration work image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 5, 2009
7. Hampton County Courthouse after restoration work
Retrofitted Hampton County Marker,with Renovated Courthouse in 2009 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 17, 2009
8. Retrofitted Hampton County Marker,with Renovated Courthouse in 2009
Hampton County Courthouse in 2011 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
9. Hampton County Courthouse in 2011
Hampton County Court House , sidewalk inlay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
10. Hampton County Court House , sidewalk inlay Marker
Hampton County image. Click for full size.
By Sciway.net
11. Hampton County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on April 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   9, 10. submitted on April 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   11. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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