Historical Markers in Galivants Ferry, South Carolina
Conway is the county seat for Horry County
Galivants Ferry is in Horry County
Horry County(213) ► ADJACENT TO HORRY COUNTY 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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In 1792 Galivants Ferry was named for Richard Gallevan, owner of ferry rights for Elirsee's Landing on the Little Pee Dee River. The ferry was an important crossing on the road to Conwayborough, the county seat, later renamed . . . — — Map (db m35) HM
The Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting, a Democratic Party tradition, has been held here in the spring every two years since 1880. Sponsored by the Holiday family, its origins are associated with Wade Hampton's 1876 appearance. Hampton, a former . . . — — Map (db m23623) HM
U.S. 501 – Galivants Ferry to Conway. Named in 1979 in honor of Joseph William Holliday, leader in Naval Stores Industry and Commissioner of Horry County (Elected 1870); born 1827–died 1904.
George Judson Holliday, Planter, Merchant, . . . — — Map (db m37946) HM