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Originally in colonial Craven County, this area became part of Georgetown District, 1769; Liberty County, 1785; Marion District, 1798; and Marion County, 1868. The movement to separate this county from upper Marion County began some years before the . . . — — Map (db m24722) HM
First settler, first merchant, first mayor, first postmaster, chairman of first school board. Post Office in his store—20 feet north of this point. This memorial erected in 1990 by his family. — — Map (db m16821) HM
Founder of Dillon and Father of Dillon County. A man of firm convictions, gentle manners and generous impulses, who loved and believed his fellow man. A loyal citizen, a public benefactor, who gave freely of the fruits of a rich and resourceful mind . . . — — Map (db m24725) HM
This house was built in 1890 as the home of James W. Dillon, the father of Dillon County, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Purchased by the Dillon County Historical Society in 1967, it was moved to this site and restored as a . . . — — Map (db m24747) HM
This church, founded in
1892, built its first
sanctuary at West Main St.
and Third Ave., where the
Dillon County Courthouse
now stands. That lot was
donated by James W. Dillon
(1826–1913), for whom the
town and county are named.
The . . . — — Map (db m18513) HM
Duncan McIntire, a licensed minister who preached in Gaelic for those who could speak no other language, organized this Presbyterian congregation shortly before 1829. The present vernacular Gothic Revival structure was completed by 1851. A number of . . . — — Map (db m121862) HM
Town of Dillon.
Dillon was laid out by civil engineers of the Florence Railroad Company following a plan by John H. David, a local physician. The town was incorporated by the General Assembly on December 22, 1888, and its boundaries extended . . . — — Map (db m16826) HM