Socastee in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This area included a saw mill, turpentine distilleries, cotton gin, grist mill, cooper shop, and general store, and was also a gateway to the coast. The Socastee Historic District, including the S.S. Sarvis House (1881), T.B. Cooper Store (1905), and the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (1836), was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
Erected 2004 by Horry County. (Marker Number 26-13.)
Location. 33° 41.333′ N, 79° 0.35′ W. Marker is in Socastee, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Dick Pond Road (former Highway 544) and Peachtree (Local Route 26-611), on the right when traveling east on Dick Pond Road (former Highway 544). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29575, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured Intra-Coastal Waterway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Socastee Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Major General Gilbert L. Meyers (approx. 4 miles away); Lieutenant William Glover Farrow (approx. 4 miles away); Joe W. Blizzard (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Socastee.
Also see . . . Who or What is Socastee?. This page describes Socastee's historic significance. (Submitted on February 9, 2007.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,027 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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