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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bishopville, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Lee County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lee County, SC (24) Darlington County, SC (69) Florence County, SC (73) Kershaw County, SC (100) Sumter County, SC (67)  LeeCounty(24) Lee County (24)  DarlingtonCounty(69) Darlington County (69)  FlorenceCounty(73) Florence County (73)  KershawCounty(100) Kershaw County (100)  SumterCounty(67) Sumter County (67)
Bishopville is the county seat for Lee County
Bishopville is in Lee County
      Lee County (24)  
ADJACENT TO LEE COUNTY
      Darlington County (69)  
      Florence County (73)  
      Kershaw County (100)  
      Sumter County (67)  
 
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1South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-2 — Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge
On March 6, 1781 General Thomas Sumter with a force of 250 men was attacked by a British detachment commanded by Major Fraser about 3 miles northeast at the head of Stirrup Branch. In a running fight, the Gamecock retreated along a road near here to . . . Map (db m27767) HM
2South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-5 — Bishopville
A trading center and polling place for Upper Salem in old Claremont County in the early 1800's, Bishopville was laid out on land acquired by Dr. Jacques Bishop. In 1824 a post office was established here. The town was chartered in 1888. When Lee . . . Map (db m27732) HM
3South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-19 — Bishopville High School
(Front text) This high school, built in 1936, is an excellent example of a Colonial Revival school built by the Public Works Administration (PWA), a New Deal program of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration. Designed by architect Henry . . . Map (db m27915) HM
4South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-18 — Dennis High School
(Front text) Dennis High School, built in 1936, was the first high school for African-American students in Lee County. Built on land donated by philanthropist Rebecca Dennis, it was named in her honor. This school was originally intended . . . Map (db m27919) HM
5South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard
We point with pride to young Doc Blanchard- one of the greatest names in football- our hometown boy who met success with modesty- a boy who fit perfectly into the pattern laid own by his dad. With memory of your father, with honor to your mother, . . . Map (db m40623) HM
6South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — Flag Park
This Flag Park is a collaborative effort of the City of Bishopville, a Palmetto Pride Grant, Pee Dee Tourism, the SC Cotton Museum and private donations to show support for our men and women on active duty in the military. Ten flag poles and . . . Map (db m60612) HM
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7South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-12 — James Jenkins1764 - 1847
[Front]: The Reverend James Jenkins served in the Methodist ministry for 55 years. He was born in Bitton's Neck, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Britton Jenkins. His mother was a Revolutionary War heroine. In 1805 he married Elizabeth . . . Map (db m27704) HM
8South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead
(West face) CSA In Memory of Lee County's Confederate Soldiers Heros Confederate Dead (East Face) Lest We Forget Erected by the people of Lee County Through the efforts of Lottie Green . . . Map (db m27735) WM
9South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-9 — Thomas Gordon McLeod
This house is the birthplace of Thomas Gordon McLeod (Dec. 17, 1868-Dec. 11, 1932). He was the first State Senator from Lee County, 1903-1907, then Lieutenant Governor 1907-1911, and Governor of South Carolina from 1923 to 1927. His grave and that . . . Map (db m40683) HM
10South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — W. Green Deschamps, Jr. Highway
Named in his honor 1978 Bishopville Council member, 1947 - 58 Mayor, 1958 - 62 State Senator , 1963 - 68 Member, house, 1971 - Life Trustee, Clemson University Dedicated Public Servant, Strong supporter of Highway Program, Astute businessman, . . . Map (db m20579) HM
11South Carolina (Lee County), Bishopville — 31-14 — William Apollos James House
(Front text) William Apollos James (1857-1930), prominent local businessman and public servant, lived here from 1904 until his death. James founded the Farmers Loan and Trust Company and was its president for more than 20 years. When Lee . . . Map (db m28476) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022