“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 Hardeeville, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Jasper 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> Jasper County, SC (37) Beaufort County, SC (135) Hampton County, SC (25) Chatham County, GA (542) Effingham County, GA (29)  JasperCounty(37) Jasper County (37)  BeaufortCounty(135) Beaufort County (135)  HamptonCounty(25) Hampton County (25)  ChathamCountyGeorgia(542) Chatham County (542)  EffinghamCounty(29) Effingham County (29)
Ridgeland is the county seat for Jasper County
Hardeeville is in Jasper County
      Jasper County (37)  
      Beaufort County (135)  
      Hampton County (25)  
      Chatham County, Georgia (542)  
      Effingham County, Georgia (29)  
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1South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Hardeeville United Methodist Church
Hardeeville Methodist Church was organized and founded prior to the Civil War. The present site was obtained in 1860 as a gift to the trustees from Margaret Saussy Jones. The present framed sanctuary was completed soon afterwards. Services have . . . Map (db m184376) HM
2South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Laurel Hill Plantation
Framed by three massive live oak trees, this grassy knoll was a home site on Laurel Hill Plantation before the Civil War. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge includes portions of 13 former rice plantations. Ten including Laurel Hill, were located in . . . Map (db m90078) HM
3South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Managing Water for WildlifeMoist Soil Management
Nearly three thousand acres of former rice fields are managed to benefit wildlife on Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge provides 18 impoundments (reservoirs) with nearly 50 miles of earthen dikes and a variety of trunks (floodgates). . . . Map (db m90080)
4South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — 27 9 — Narrow Gauge Locomotive No. 7
This woodburning steam locomotive with balloon smoke stack, was built by the H. K. Porter Company about 1910. It was used by Argent Lumber Company, a leading area employer established in 1916, to haul timber from forest to mill. In 1960 the . . . Map (db m4292) HM
5South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Plantation Cistern
This small island of trees was a slave community on Recess Plantation, which bordered Laurel Hill Plantation. Called a hammock, it was a small area of high ground in a sea of wetland rice fields. The round brick structure, just ahead in the woods, . . . Map (db m90083) HM
6South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Prescribed BurningFor Public Health and Safety
The industries in Savannah and Port Wentworth, Georgia stand above the horizon, less than three miles away from this overlook. A wildfire in Savannah National Wildlife Refuge could threaten these communities. Wildfire produces tons of smoke and . . . Map (db m90085)
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7South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — 27-3 — Purrysburg Township
(Front text ): In 1730, the British Crown instructed S.C. Governor Robert Johnson to lay out eleven townships to populate and protect the interior of the province. Purrysburg Township, laid out in 1731, stimulated the settlement of . . . Map (db m6353) HM
8South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Rice Field Trunk
This water control structure is called a trunk. It is similar to trunks used to manage water flow to and from plantation rice fields. On Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, trunks are operated to set water levels in impoundments (reservoirs). . . . Map (db m90081)
9South Carolina (Jasper County), Hardeeville — Using Fire to Benefit Wildlife
This freshwater wetland is a productive wildlife habitat. Scattered ponds diverse vegetation offer water, food, and shelter for countless birds and other wildlife. If left untended however, the marsh will become clogged with a few species of . . . Map (db m90079)
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Nov. 27, 2022