“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Beech Island, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Aiken 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> Aiken County, SC (93) Barnwell County, SC (44) Edgefield County, SC (65) Lexington County, SC (60) Orangeburg County, SC (60) Saluda County, SC (33) Burke County, GA (33) Richmond County, GA (152)  AikenCounty(93) Aiken County (93)  BarnwellCounty(44) Barnwell County (44)  EdgefieldCounty(65) Edgefield County (65)  LexingtonCounty(60) Lexington County (60)  OrangeburgCounty(60) Orangeburg County (60)  SaludaCounty(33) Saluda County (33)  BurkeCountyGeorgia(33) Burke County (33)  RichmondCounty(152) Richmond County (152)
Aiken is the county seat for Aiken County
Beech Island is in Aiken County
      Aiken County (93)  
      Barnwell County (44)  
      Edgefield County (65)  
      Lexington County (60)  
      Orangeburg County (60)  
      Saluda County (33)  
      Burke County, Georgia (33)  
      Richmond County, Georgia (152)  
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1South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — 2-7 — Beech Island Agricultural Club
On January 5, 1856, Governor James H. Hammond and eleven other farmers of this area organized the Beech Island Agricultural Club for the diffusion of agricultural knowledge and the regulation of illegal slave traffic. Monthly meetings and . . . Map (db m10080) HM
2South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — 2–14 — Beech Island Baptist Church
This church was organized in the Beech Island Academy on January 21, 1832, with Rev. Iverson Brooks as its first minister and Mathias Ardis and Randolph Bradford as its first deacons. This sanctuary, built on land donated by James T. Gardner . . . Map (db m9992) HM
3South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — 2–18 — Downer Institute & School / Downer School, 1924–1986
Downer Institute & School Downer Institute, founded in 1843, was originally located 1.5 mi. NE of this site and operated until 1865. It was named for benefactor Alexander Downer (1752–1820), whose will established an orphanage and school . . . Map (db m9994) HM
4South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — 2-4 — Historic Church
This church was built in 1836 by Beech Island Presbyterian Church, organized in 1827 with the Rev. Nathan H. Hoyt of Vermont as first pastor. His son-in-law the Rev. Edward Axson, was ordained and served here. His daughter, Ellen, wife of Woodrow . . . Map (db m9909) HM
5South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — Redcliffe PlantationState Historic Site
About Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site Redcliffe Plantation was the home of James Henry Hammond (1807-1864) and three generations of his descendants. Hammond whose political career included terms as a United States Congressman, . . . Map (db m9591) HM
6South Carolina (Aiken County), Beech Island — 2-9 — Savannah Town / Fort Moore
Savannah Town Forerunner of modern towns and highways and known to the English as early as 1685, this Indian town stood at a major northwestern entrance into S.C. on the trading routes to the Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Lower Cherokees. . . . Map (db m28101) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022