“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 Heath Springs, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Lancaster 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> Lancaster County, SC (56) Chester County, SC (42) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Fairfield County, SC (34) Kershaw County, SC (100) York County, SC (144) Mecklenburg County, NC (143) Union County, NC (25)  LancasterCounty(56) Lancaster County (56)  ChesterCounty(42) Chester County (42)  ChesterfieldCounty(19) Chesterfield County (19)  FairfieldCounty(34) Fairfield County (34)  KershawCounty(100) Kershaw County (100)  YorkCounty(144) York County (144)  MecklenburgCountyNorth Carolina(143) Mecklenburg County (143)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Heath Springs is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (56)  
      Chester County (42)  
      Chesterfield County (19)  
      Fairfield County (34)  
      Kershaw County (100)  
      York County (144)  
      Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (143)  
      Union County, North Carolina (25)  
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1South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — 29-1 — Battle of Hanging Rock
About 2.5 miles south is Hanging Rock, where Maj. Davie surprised a British force, Aug. 1, 1780, and killed or wounded most of them. There also, Aug. 6, 1780, Col. Hill, Col. Irwin, and Maj. Davie, all under Gen. Sumter, successfully attacked the . . . Map (db m145667) HM
2South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims
About 1¾ miles west of this spot stood the house in which Dr. James Marion Sims was born on January 25, 1813. Father of modern gynecology, Dr. Sims was honored by the American and by European governments for his service to suffering women, empress . . . Map (db m23891) HM
3South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D.
James Marion Sims, World Famed Physician, Father of modern gynaecol'ogy A blessing and a benefactor to women was born in the farm house of his parents near this site January 25, 1813 Doctor to empress and slave alike founder of women's hospital . . . Map (db m51638) HM
4South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — 29-10 — James Ingram Home
While on his Southern tour, President George Washington spent the night of May 26, 1791, at the James Ingram house, near here. According to Washington's diary, he left Ingram's at four o'clock the next morning and continued his journey northward, . . . Map (db m23892) HM
5South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — 29-13 — Mt. Carmel Campground
According to local tradition, this African Methodist Episcopal Zion Campground was established c.1870. Instrumental in organizing the campground was former slave Isom Caleb Clinton, who was ordained Bishop of the church in 1892. Through the years . . . Map (db m23915) HM
6South Carolina (Lancaster County), Heath Springs — The Battle Of The Hanging Rock
Here was fought the Battle of the Hanging Rock August 6, 1780 About 600 Militia of the Carolinas under Colonel Thomas Sumter destroyed the British Camp and killed and wounded over 200 of the British Troops under Major John Carden with a . . . Map (db m53400) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022