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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hampton, South Carolina
Location of Hampton, South Carolina
► Hampton County (24) ► Allendale County (16) ► Bamberg County (36) ► Beaufort County (134) ► Colleton County (40) ► Jasper County (36) ► Effingham County, Georgia (29) ► Screven County, Georgia (28)
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The Official Roster of South Carolina
Soldiers, Sailors and Marines
from Hampton County
who died defending our country
World War I
1917-1918Bennett, Eugene • Bowers, Charles E. • Buckner, Ben N. • . . . — — Map (db m19814) WM|
|(Front text) This 1933 cypress-log hut is the headquarters of American Legion Post #108. Legionnaires and other local citizens cut cypress trees for it, designed it, and built it, with funding from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a . . . — — Map (db m39392) HM|
The Bank of Hampton, built in 1892, was the first bank organized in Hampton and an important part of the rapid growth and development of the county seat from the 1890s to the mid-1920s. It was designed by Vincent Joseph . . . — — Map (db m35693) HM|
|The National Register
Of Historical Places
Department of Archives
Hampton Colored School — — Map (db m11542) HM|
|Constructed for black students,this
elementary school was built shortly
after Hampton County School District
purchased the land in the late 1920s.
Two of the school's alumni of the 1930's
and 1940s, brothers James F. and
Julius C. Fields . . . — — Map (db m19649) HM|
|Established February 18, 1878, once a part of Beaufort District. It was named in honor of Wade Hampton. Lieutenant General C.S.A., Governor of South Carolina, 1876-79. United States Senator, 1879-91. Cornerstone of courthouse laid by Gen. . . . — — Map (db m6536) HM|
|(Front text) This house, built between 1878 and 1885, was the home of James Washington Moore (1837-1912), lawyer, Confederate officer, state legislator, and militia officer. Moore, a native of Gillisonville, was educated at the University of . . . — — Map (db m26653) HM|
|On this site stood the home of Miles Benjamin McSweeney ( 1854 ~ 1909 ), first Governor of South Carolina from Hampton County. He was the founder of the Hampton County Guardian, S.C. representative 1894 - 96, Lieutentant Governor 1897 ~ 99, . . . — — Map (db m9777) HM|
|(front): This was a major road in the northern part of old Beaufort District for many years, appearing in Mill's Atlas of 1825. Gen. Wm. T. Sherman used this route from Savannah, Georgia, to North Carolina in February of 1865 with much of his . . . — — Map (db m4803) HM|
Plywoods - Plastics Corporation.
This complex, opened in
1942 as Plywoods - Plastics
Corporation, has been
significant in the industry
and economy of Hampton and
the lowcountry ever since.
In 1941 Plywood Products
Corporation . . . — — Map (db m65197) HM|
|Built 1911, by Town of Hampton.
Given to Hampton County 1925,
to become part of the county's
first public school system.
Closed 1954, upon consolidation
of district schools.
Building razed 1957.
This marker dedicated to our
school days, our . . . — — Map (db m7149) HM|
|(Front text) German prisoners of war were held in a camp on this site from September 1943 to the spring of 1946. This camp, one of 21 in S.C., was a sub-camp of Fort Jackson, in Columbia. 250 prisoners captured in North Africa were the first . . . — — Map (db m36557) HM|