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Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mitchelville Site

 
 
Mitchelville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Mitchelville Site Marker
Inscription. In 1862, after Hilton Head's fall to Union forces in 1861, this town, planned for the area's former slaves and named for General Ormsby M. Mitchel, began.
 
Erected 1995 by Town of Hilton Head Island and Chicora Foundation, Inc. (Marker Number 7-23.)
 
Location. 32° 14.084′ N, 80° 41.507′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Beach City Road near Dillon Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. James Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Hill School (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Howell - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Howell (within shouting distance of this marker); Religion in Mitchelville/School in Mitchelville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reconnecting with Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dawn of Freedom: Mitchelville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Port Royal/William Fitzhugh and Black Sailors in the Union Navy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hilton Head Island.
 
Related marker.
Mitchelville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Mitchelville Site Marker
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Andrews Raid - Great Locomotive Chase
 
Also see . . .  O.M. Mitchel. he is best known for ordering the raid that became famous as the Great Locomotive Chase during the Civil War. (Submitted on March 31, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchel image. Click for full size.
3. Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchel
Mitchelville ahead image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Mitchelville ahead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,130 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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