“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 Cayce, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Lexington 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> Lexington County, SC (61) Aiken County, SC (97) Calhoun County, SC (17) Newberry County, SC (40) Orangeburg County, SC (69) Richland County, SC (344) Saluda County, SC (33)  LexingtonCounty(61) Lexington County (61)  AikenCounty(97) Aiken County (97)  CalhounCounty(17) Calhoun County (17)  NewberryCounty(40) Newberry County (40)  OrangeburgCounty(69) Orangeburg County (69)  RichlandCounty(344) Richland County (344)  SaludaCounty(33) Saluda County (33)
Lexington is the county seat for Lexington County
Cayce is in Lexington County
      Lexington County (61)  
      Aiken County (97)  
      Calhoun County (17)  
      Newberry County (40)  
      Orangeburg County (69)  
      Richland County (344)  
      Saluda County (33)  
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1 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — 32-30 — Battle of Congaree Creek
(Front text) On February 15, 1865, as Gen. W.T. Sherman's Federal army advanced to Columbia, Gen. O.O. Howard's Army of the Tennessee found its way blocked by Confederates entrenched behind Congaree Creek and defending the Old State Rd. . . . Map (db m39818) HM
2 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — 32 40 — Congaree Creek Earthworks
(side 1) These earthworks were constructed in early 1865 and were the site of brisk fighting between the Union XV Corps and Confederate forces on Feb. 15, 1865. Approximately 750 enslaved and free African Americans who were impressed into . . . Map (db m229662) HM
3 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — 32-1 — Congaree Fort
In 1718, at a site 2.7 miles east, near the place where the Cherokee Path crossed Congaree Creek, the first frontier outpost in central South Carolina was established under the command of Captain Charles Russell. The fort was abandoned in 1722, but . . . Map (db m21711) HM
4 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — Emily Geiger
Emily Geiger Heroine of the Revolutionary War captured while delivering secret message from Gen. Greene to Gen. Sumter held captive at Fort Granby July 3, 1781Map (db m59067) HM
5 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — Guignard Park
Gift to the City of Cayce on March 13, 1961, by the heirs of John G. Guignard to be maintained as a public park in a state of natural beauty. This park established to conserve wild flowers, native shrubs and trees and to provide a place of quiet and . . . Map (db m59069) HM
6 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — 32-6 — Old State Road
This route follows an old Indian trail path and later in 1747 a public road from Charleston to Granby and points west. The State Road laid out by the newly established Board of Public Works in 1820 from Charleston to Columbia and on to the . . . Map (db m21697) HM
7 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — The Post at the Congarees
In 1775 the building upon the ground adjacent hereto was used as a store. Upon the fall of Charles Town in 1780 the British seized the store, fortified it, and established here "The Post at the Congarees." Attacked Feb. 19, 1781, by Gen. Sumter, . . . Map (db m220367) HM
8 South Carolina, Lexington County, Cayce — World War II Monument and Memorial
1941 WWII 1946 A Tribute to give our military veterans the honor and respect due them They hit the line and they hit it hard They ran the ends of fame They passed and kicked to distant goals When . . . Map (db m22227) HM
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Dec. 9, 2023