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Miles McSweeney Home Site

 
 
Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the home of Miles Benjamin McSweeney ( 1854 ~ 1909 ), first Governor of South Carolina from Hampton County. He was the founder of the Hampton County Guardian, S.C. representative 1894 ` 96, Lieutentant Governor 1897 ~ 99, and Governor 1899 ~ 1903. His grave is in Hampton Cemetery.
 
Erected 1973 by Hampton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 25-3.)
 
Location. 32° 51.933′ N, 81° 6.498′ W. Marker is in Hampton, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on Jackson Avenue E near 1st Street East, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton SC 29924, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hampton County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Hampton (about 400 feet away); All Wars Memorial (about 500 feet away); Site of Hampton High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Washington Moore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II POW Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hampton Colored School (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Legion Hut (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for Miles Benjamin McSweeney
Miles McSweeney Home Site and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
2. Miles McSweeney Home Site and Marker
Colonel Robert S. Cain Building is located here. A bank shares the space.
. Upon the completion of his term as governor in 1903, McSweeney returned to Hampton and continued as editor of the Hampton County Guardian. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker seen at Jackson Avenue E near 1st Street East image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 3, 2011
3. Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker seen at Jackson Avenue E near 1st Street East
Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Miles McSweeney Home Site Marker
Miles McSweeney image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
5. Miles McSweeney
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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