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Historical Markers in Calhoun County, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Calhoun County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Calhoun County, SC (17) Clarendon County, SC (66) Lexington County, SC (61) Orangeburg County, SC (69) Richland County, SC (344) Sumter County, SC (76)  CalhounCounty(17) Calhoun County (17)  ClarendonCounty(66) Clarendon County (66)  LexingtonCounty(61) Lexington County (61)  OrangeburgCounty(69) Orangeburg County (69)  RichlandCounty(344) Richland County (344)  SumterCounty(76) Sumter County (76)
St. Matthews is the county seat for Calhoun County
Adjacent to Calhoun County, South Carolina
      Clarendon County (66)  
      Lexington County (61)  
      Orangeburg County (69)  
      Richland County (344)  
      Sumter County (76)  
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1 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Cameron — 9-3 — Jericho Methodist ChurchMile And A Half East
Bishop Francis Asbury stopped in this region in 1801 and 1803. About 1811, a congregation was organized and by 1815 Jericho Meeting House was standing on land given by Jacob Felkel. The present building there was apparently erected before 1850. A . . . Map (db m26875) HM
2 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Cameron — 9-8 — Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
This is the original site of Mt. Lebanon Lutheran Church, organized January 13, 1844, as an extension of the St. Matthew's Church, Creston. Later, Mt. Lebanon Church moved to Cameron about 2 miles NW, dedicated its new building in 1917, and was . . . Map (db m27239) HM
3 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Cameron — 9-6 — Shady Grove Church
Shady Grove Methodist Church was an outgrowth of Tabernacle Church, the parent Methodist body of this area. It was built in the early 1800s on land of Adam Holman, has a framework of hewn logs held together with wooden pegs, and has been . . . Map (db m26201) HM
4 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Creston — 9-4 — St. Matthew's Lutheran ChurchParent Lutheran Church of This Area
In 1737-38, the elder Rev. John U. Giessendanner from Orangeburg began Lutheran work in this area; this was continued by his nephew until 1749. By the 1760s, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church near here was in use. A later building erected at . . . Map (db m26240) HM
5 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Fort Motte — Site of Rebecca Motte's Home
Site of Rebecca Motte's Home Sacrificed for her Country May 12, 1786 ------------ Moultrie Chapter, D. A. R. May 12, 1909 Map (db m135846) HM
6 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Gaston — 9-7 — Sandy Run Church / Christian Theus
Sandy Run Church This Lutheran church, one of the oldest in the state, is thought to have been organized ca.1765. By 1774, the Rev. Lewis Hochheimer was minister here. The church was incorporated in 1788 as "The German Lutheran Church of Salem, . . . Map (db m28827) HM
7 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Gaston — Sandy Run Lutheran Church
Lutheran and Reformed (Calvinistic) Congregations were worshiping in a church three miles north of this site prior to the year 1751. The church was incorporated in 1788 under the name German Lutheran Church of Salem on Sandy Run but later . . . Map (db m28386) HM
8 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Lone Star — 9-10 — Good Hope Picnic
The Good Hope Picnic, a celebration of the end of the planting season, is the oldest African-American event in the Lone Star community. Founded in August 1915 by farmers to market their produce and held on the second Friday in August, it has . . . Map (db m27879) HM
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9 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Lone Star — 9-18 — Pine Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church
(side 1) In 1841, St. Matthews Lutheran Church (5 mi. W) directed Rev. J.P. Margart to begin holding services in the nearby Pine Grove community. On September 27, 1847, congregants formally organized as Pine Grove Lutheran Church. They . . . Map (db m220281) HM
10 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St Matthews — "Lest We Forget"To the memory of The Confederate Soldiers of Calhoun County 61 ~ 65
Col. A.P. Amaker; J.B. Amaker; Henry Arant; Morgan Arant; Mike Arant; David Arant; Dr. J.C. Arant; Allen Arant; Jas. Arant; Jno Arant; J.H. Arthur; H.M. Assman; W.J. Assman, Sr.; W.J. Assman, Jr.; D.A. Ayers; W.H. Baker; Jacob Bailey; J.J. Bair; . . . Map (db m51701) HM
11 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St Matthews — John Adam Treutlen
John Adam Treutlen Governor of Georgia, 1777 A stern revolutionary patriot Born at Berchtesgaden, Austria in 1726 Brutally murdered by Tories about 1782 near this spotMap (db m51711) HM
12 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St Matthews — Patriots of Calhoun County1775 ~ 1781
In Grateful Appreciation of the Services of the Patriots of Calhoun County 1775 ~ 1781 Gov. John Adams Treutlan; Col. Wm. Thompson; Maj. Lewis Colson; Maj. Jacob Geiger; Capt. Jacob Rumph; Com. Alexander Gillam; Capt. Wm. Heatley, Jr.; Lt. Wm. . . . Map (db m51702) HM
13 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St Matthews — Tabernacle Cemetery
Burial place of Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler, C.S.A. Appointed Brigadier General 1 June 1864 Defender of Charleston, SC and Petersburg, VA His recorded notes to General P.G.T. Beauregard led to the location of the submarine H.L. Hunley in 1995 Killed . . . Map (db m134424) HM
14 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St. Matthews — 9-5 — Calhoun County
First settled in 1704, this region by 1733 included Amelia and lower Saxe Gotha townships. In 1765 much of it was made part of the new St. Matthew's Parish and was so named until 1865. Efforts in 1890 and 1896 led to an act signed on Feb. 14, 1908 . . . Map (db m26057) HM
15 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St. Matthews — 9-1 — First Land Granted in Calhoun County Area
George Sterling was granted 570 acres of land here on March 14, 1704. During the lifetime of his daughter, Mary Sterling Heatly Russell, the plantation was a stopping place for Indians and travelers on the Cherokee Path. The Rev. John . . . Map (db m27218) HM
16 South Carolina, Calhoun County, St. Matthews — Honoring a Pioneer Woman
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17 South Carolina, Calhoun County, Wiles Crossroads — 9-9 — Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
The first church built by African Americans at Fort Motte grew out of services held by slaves at nearby Bellville, Goshen, Lang Syne, and Oakland plantations. It was formally organized in 1867 by Caleb Bartley, Israel Cheeseborough, Cudjo . . . Map (db m26789) HM
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Dec. 4, 2023