“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 Blenheim, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Marlboro 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> Marlboro County, SC (39) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Darlington County, SC (69) Dillon County, SC (24) Florence County, SC (73) Anson County, NC (13) Richmond County, NC (22) Robeson County, NC (17) Scotland County, NC (29)  MarlboroCounty(39) Marlboro County (39)  ChesterfieldCounty(19) Chesterfield County (19)  DarlingtonCounty(69) Darlington County (69)  DillonCounty(24) Dillon County (24)  FlorenceCounty(73) Florence County (73)  AnsonCountyNorth Carolina(13) Anson County (13)  RichmondCounty(22) Richmond County (22)  RobesonCounty(17) Robeson County (17)  ScotlandCounty(29) Scotland County (29)
Bennettsville is the county seat for Marlboro County
Blenheim is in Marlboro County
      Marlboro County (39)  
      Chesterfield County (19)  
      Darlington County (69)  
      Dillon County (24)  
      Florence County (73)  
      Anson County, North Carolina (13)  
      Richmond County, North Carolina (22)  
      Robeson County, North Carolina (17)  
      Scotland County, North Carolina (29)  
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1South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-16 — Blenheim
This community was named for Blenheim Palace in England, home of the Duke of Marlborough, for whom Marlboro County is said to have been named. Formerly called Mineral Spring or Spring Hill for the mineral springs ½ mile east, Blenheim traces . . . Map (db m31643) HM
2South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — Blenheim Mineral SpringsDiscovered 1781
The Mineral Springs were discovered in 1781 by James Spears, a Whig, who was trying to escape TORY troops, according to Legend. Mr. Spears Lost a shoe in a water hole. When he returned to retrieve his shoe, he tasted the water and noticed its strong . . . Map (db m50341) HM
3South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-30 — Brownsville Baptist Church
Marker Front: In 1788, this Baptist congregation, a branch of Cashaway Church (1756) founded by Welsh Neck Church (1738), purchased land 2 miles SW of here from the Rev. John Brown. The congregation was independently constituted in 1789 and . . . Map (db m31669) HM
4South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-29 — Brownsville Church
In 1788, this Baptist congregation, while still a branch of Cashaway Church (1756), purchased this land from the Rev. John Brown. The branch became an independently constituted church in 1789 named Muddy Creek and by 1829 was known as Brownsville. . . . Map (db m31691) HM
5South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-22 — Frederick Charles Hans Bruno Poellnitz / Ragtown
Marker Front: Born 1754 in Gotha, Germany, this former chamberlain to King Frederick the Great of Prussia came to America in 1782. Known as Baron Poellnitz, he lived in New York City nearly 8 years before moving 4 mi. W of here on the Pee Dee . . . Map (db m31682) HM
6South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-21 — Grave of Mason Lee / Will of Mason Lee
Marker Front: Mason Lee (1770-1821), a wealthy Pee Dee planter known for his eccentricities, is buried in old Brownsville graveyard two miles south of here. He believed all women were witches and that his kinsmen wished him dead to inherit . . . Map (db m31681) HM
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7South Carolina (Marlboro County), Blenheim — 35-10 — Robert Blair Campbell / John Campbell
Marker Front: This U.S. Congressman and diplomat was born at Woodstock (Argyle) Plantation, 3 ½ miles southwest. He was a Brigadier General in the State Militia and served in the S.C. Senate 1822-23, 1830-34. He represented this district . . . Map (db m31649) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022