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Green Pond in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Temple of Sport

 
 
Temple of Sport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
1. Temple of Sport Marker
Inscription.
On top of this ridge stood a sylvan temple erected before the Revolution by Colonel Barnard Elliott, patriot and sportsman. The structure was supported by columns in the classic manor. The site, a part of Colonel Elliot's plantation "Belleview," afforded an excellent stand for hunting deer.
 
Erected 1969 by Colleton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Colleton County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 32° 42.574′ N, 80° 36.612′ W. Marker is in Green Pond, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Ace Basin Pkwy (U.S. 17) 0.1 miles south of Green Pond Highway (State Highway 303), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Pond SC 29446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edmundsbury (approx. 3.8 miles away); 150 Years Of Faith at St. James Church (approx. 5 miles away); Catholic Hill (approx. 5 miles away); Combahee River Raid / Freedom Along The Combahee (approx. 5.9 miles
Temple of Sport Marker, as seen northbound US 17 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Temple of Sport Marker, as seen northbound US 17
away); Hendersonville / Arab The Horse (approx. 8.9 miles away); Battle Of Parker's Ferry (approx. 8.9 miles away); The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent (approx. 9.1 miles away); Bethel Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.1 miles away); Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Toward an Intellectual History of Women: Essays By Linda K. Kerber..page 66. The wife of Col. Elliott , SC's 2nd Regiment's colors , and the famed Sargent Jasper (Submitted on May 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. South-Carolina-Plantations. Accabee Plantation - West Ashley Charleston County South Carolina SC (Submitted on May 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismSports
 
Temple of Sport Marker, seen southbound US 17 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Temple of Sport Marker, seen southbound US 17
Colonel Barnard Elliott image. Click for full size.
By South-Carolina-Plantations
4. Colonel Barnard Elliott
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,488 times since then and 144 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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