“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 Conway, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Horry 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> Horry County, SC (213) Dillon County, SC (24) Georgetown County, SC (110) Marion County, SC (24) Brunswick County, NC (62) Columbus County, NC (4) Robeson County, NC (17)  HorryCounty(213) Horry County (213)  DillonCounty(24) Dillon County (24)  GeorgetownCounty(110) Georgetown County (110)  MarionCounty(24) Marion County (24)  BrunswickCountyNorth Carolina(62) Brunswick County (62)  ColumbusCounty(4) Columbus County (4)  RobesonCounty(17) Robeson County (17)
Conway is the county seat for Horry County
Conway is in Horry County
      Horry County (213)  
      Dillon County (24)  
      Georgetown County (110)  
      Marion County (24)  
      Brunswick County, North Carolina (62)  
      Columbus County, North Carolina (4)  
      Robeson County, North Carolina (17)  
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1South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — Benjamin Grier Collins
1845–1929 A pioneer who devoted his life to the religious and social welfare of his town and county. • A benefactor to rich and poor who gave wholeheartedly of his time and talents to the enrichment of his fellow man. • A staunch Christian . . . Map (db m848) HM
2South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — Centennial Time Capsule
December 9, 2003. A time capsule filled with historical documents and artifacts from the era are placed here. To be opened December 9, 2103.Map (db m866) HM
3South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-23 — Coastal Carolina University
[Front] Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College, holding evening classes in Conway High School 1954-1963. Its first enrollment numbered 53 students. Originally sponsored by the College of Charleston . . . Map (db m36813) HM
4South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-24 — Conway High School
Conway High School was located here from 1929 to 1979. A two-story brick Classical Revival building, its cornerstone was laid in 1928 and the building was completed in 1929. Classes began that fall. Coastal Carolina Junior College (now Coastal . . . Map (db m36818) HM
5South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-6 — First Methodist Church
Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury’s many visits to Kingston (Conway) between 1785 and 1815 preceded the organization of a Methodist congregation here. Land was obtained in 1842 and the first church building was constructed here in 1844. Still . . . Map (db m11259) HM
6South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — High Water Mark Hurricane Florence
High Water Mark Hurricane Florence Crested September 26, 2018 Conway City of South CarolinaMap (db m175587) HM
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7South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-7 / 198 — Kingston ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
A Presbyterian congregation existed here in the village of Kingston by 1756. Its meetinghouse was on this site but by 1795 the congregation had apparently disbanded. In 1855 a proposal to reestablish a Presbyterian church in the town was . . . Map (db m121856) HM
8South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-5 — Kingston-Conway / Robert Conway
Kingston-Conway By 1733, Kingston Township had been “marked out” in this area, and by 1737 the town of Kingston was in existence. Since many landowners were non-residents, the township did not flourish. In 1801, the town was . . . Map (db m11291) HM
9South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26-8 — Peter Horry / Horry County
Peter Horry. A planter of French Huguenot descent, Peter Horry (O-ree) was born in SC ca. 1747. A lieutenant colonel in the Revolution and later brigadier general in the SC Militia, he represented Prince George Winyah in the SC House and . . . Map (db m11262) HM
10South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — The Historic Brick for this Park
The historic brick for this park was donated in memory of Martha Ann Ray by her family, Allen L., JoAnn and Gregory Allen Ray. The brick was acquired by the Ray Family in 1969 when the St. John’s Hotel (circa 1836) in Charleston, South . . . Map (db m102273) HM
11South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — The Wade Hampton Oak
On October 2, 1876, General Wade Hampton spoke here to the citizens of Horry County during his campaign for Governor of South Carolina.Map (db m859) HM
12South Carolina (Horry County), Conway — 26 26 — Whittemore School / Whittemore High School
(side 1) Whittemore School Whittemore School, one of the first African-American schools in Horry County, educated elementary and high school students on this site from 1936 to 1970. Founded in 1870, it was named for Benjamin F. . . . Map (db m168114) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022