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Conway in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Wade Hampton Oak

 
 
The Wade Hampton Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 6, 2007
1. The Wade Hampton Oak Marker
Inscription. On October 2, 1876, General Wade Hampton spoke here to the citizens of Horry County during his campaign for Governor of South Carolina.
 
Erected by The Alazea Garden Club of Conway.
 
Location. 33° 50.247′ N, 79° 2.845′ W. Marker is in Conway, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 701) and 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. It is in front of the former post office, now the Horry County Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Conway SC 29526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic Brick for this Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kingston Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kingston-Conway / Robert Conway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Horry / Horry County (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conway.
 
More about this marker.
The Wade Hampton Oak image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
2. The Wade Hampton Oak
Brass tablet is affixed to the oak.
 
Regarding The Wade Hampton Oak. Wade Hampton was a highly regarded general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wade Hampton III, “A Veritable God of War”. (Submitted on February 9, 2007.)
2. Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman. 2004 book by Walter Brian Cisco on Amazon.com, with the “search inside” feature. (Submitted on March 19, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Politics
 
The Wade Hampton Oak image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 8, 2007
3. The Wade Hampton Oak
The Wade Hampton Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
4. The Wade Hampton Oak Marker
The Wade Hampton Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
5. The Wade Hampton Oak Marker
This commemorates the selection of the Wade HamptonOak as the South Carolina Urban and Community Forestery Council "2005 Heritage Tree"
 
 
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 1,836 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 18, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.
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