Near Blackstock in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
although a slave
he gave his life
rather than betray
He was a member of Hopewell
Location. 34° 35.706′ N, 81° 8.4′ W. Marker is near Blackstock, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Hopewell Church Road and Aiken Creek Road, on the left when traveling east on Hopewell Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blackstock SC 29014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catholic Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Original Site of Purity Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian (approx. 7.4 miles away); Brainerd Institute (approx. 8.3 miles away); Chester State Park (approx. 8.5 miles away); Confederate Parrott Field Rifle Model 1863 (approx. 8.7 miles away); Blaser Building (1871-1874) (approx. 8.7 miles away); Chester Lodge World War II Marker (approx. 8.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker on Hopewell ARP Church grounds.
Regarding Burrel Hemphill.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,313 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2015, by Boyce S. Moneyhan of Lenoir, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 9. submitted on March 12, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.