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Historical Markers in Honea Path, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Abbeville County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Abbeville County, SC (75) Anderson County, SC (180) Greenville County, SC (378) Greenwood County, SC (108) Laurens County, SC (53) McCormick County, SC (40) Elbert County, GA (35)  AbbevilleCounty(75) Abbeville County (75)  AndersonCounty(180) Anderson County (180)  GreenvilleCounty(378) Greenville County (378)  GreenwoodCounty(108) Greenwood County (108)  LaurensCounty(53) Laurens County (53)  McCormickCounty(40) McCormick County (40)  ElbertCountyGeorgia(35) Elbert County (35)
Abbeville is the county seat for Abbeville County
Honea Path is in Abbeville County
      Abbeville County (75)  
ADJACENT TO ABBEVILLE COUNTY
      Anderson County (180)  
      Greenville County (378)  
      Greenwood County (108)  
      Laurens County (53)  
      McCormick County (40)  
      Elbert County, Georgia (35)  
 
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1 South Carolina, Abbeville County, Honea Path — 1-15 — Broadmouth Baptist Church
[Front]: This church, named for nearby Broadmouth Creek, was organized in 1837 with nine charter members. Rev. William P. Martin was its first minister, and William Long and Noah Riddle Reeve were its first deacons. This tract was . . . Map (db m36914) HM
2 South Carolina, Abbeville County, Honea Path — John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial
John Callaham Born in Virginia 1770 Migrated to South Carolina 1790 Died Level Land 1855 First Wife, Nancy Jarrett - Three of Twelve Children of This Union Married Sons of Zachariah Carwile. Second Wife, Nancy Pinson - Eleven . . . Map (db m49923) HM
3 South Carolina, Abbeville County, Honea Path — Southside Baptist ChurchFormerly Goose Creek
April 1, 1962 Relocated & Renamed Rev. Dale Ashley, Pastor June 2, 1985 Auditorium Dedicated Rev. Norton Craig, Pastor November 22, 1987 Mortgage Burned Rev. Jimmy Smith, Pastor On this 25th Anniversary To God We Give . . . Map (db m37558) HM
4 South Carolina, Abbeville County, Honea Path — 01-20 — Treaty of DeWitt's Corner
[Front]: In May 1777 a delegation of roughly 600 Cherokee and representatives from South Carolina and Georgia met near this spot to engage in negotiations that would end fighting in the Second Cherokee war, 1776-1777. On May 20, 1777 the . . . Map (db m87309) HM
5 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — 4-9 — Barkers Creek Baptist Church
Founded in 1821, this is the boyhood church and burial place of Olin D. Johnston. He was decorated for bravery in World War I, served in the S.C. House of Representatives, was twice Governor of S.C., in 1935-1939 and 1943-1945, and U.S. Senator from . . . Map (db m9335) HM
6 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — 4-27 — Carnegie Library
Honea Path is the smallest town of the fourteen South Carolina communities with libraries funded by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Dr. John Wright, Mayor John Humbert, and Miss Jennie Erwin were leaders in obtaining the $5000 grant. The Honea . . . Map (db m10759) HM
7 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — Chiquola Baptist Church Bell
Rang from 1924 until 1959 August, 1980 Rang for 75th Anniversary Mr. Ben L. Davis (Uncle Ben, as he was called) rang the bell until his retirement in 1958. The bell was rung at 9:00 am and 10:00 am and 10:30 am and 11:00 am. . . . Map (db m38380) HM
8 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — Chiquola Mill Monument
[West Inscription]: James David Hammett March 16, 1868 April 16, 1924. ----- The founder and president of this company. ----- "And what doth the lord require of thee but to do justly, love mercy and walk humbly with . . . Map (db m37530) HM
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9 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — 4 45 — Craytonville
(Front) Once Cherokee hunting grounds, the area was opened in 1784 by settlers obtaining grants for Revolutionary War service. Listed on early maps as Craytons, this crossroad became a thriving community in the early 1800s, featuring a . . . Map (db m238535) HM
10 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — David Greer, Sr.Born County Antrim, Ireland — 1750 —
[West Facing]: Came to the colonies and received a land grant from King George III in 1770 in the area known as the 96 District of South Carolina. In 1791 he moved to this locality and accepted a land grant from Charles Pinckney, . . . Map (db m40637) HM
11 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — Honea PathPathways of a Southern Town
[Front]: Native American Trade and the "Honey Path" Town historians long debated the origin of the unusual name "Honea Path." Some attribute it to settler William Honey, who purchased 200 acres northeast of town in 1788. Others say . . . Map (db m11252) HM
12 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — Honea Path Veterans Memorial
In memory of Honea Path veteran who gave their lives for their country and in honor of those who served. War Between the States [Left Column}: Reuben B. Kay, George Ballentine, James L. Bagwell, Jr., Pleasant Bagwell, John J. . . . Map (db m10761) HM
13 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — 1 21 — James Kay House / Gentsville
(Front) Built in the 1790s by Virginian James Kay, on land granted him by Governor Charles Pinckney in 1792. Kay was a blacksmith and ran a stagecoach stop here, along what was then known as the Charleston Road. The house was built of sawn . . . Map (db m238548) HM
14 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — Panoramic Journey Through Honea Path
Depicted in this mural is the first true American - the Eastern Cherokee. The Cherokee were pushed out of their homeland by settlers of Scotch-Irish descent who arrived by Conestoga wagons crossing the Allegheny and Blue Ridge mountains. In . . . Map (db m238541) HM
15 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — The Story of the BellBy Mrs. Mary Meyers
The talk was the dream of Rev. J.A. Marler, Pastor, to have a church bell. The members were too poor to buy one. Several men began to make plans to purchase a bell by raising money through pledges. Mr. George Lollis, Chairman of Chiquola . . . Map (db m38458) HM
16 South Carolina, Anderson County, Honea Path — They Died for the Rights of the Working Man
These men were killed in Honea Path on September 6, 1934 in the General Textile Strike. This monument is dedicated to their memory, to their families and to all workers. Claude Cannon, E.M. Knight Lee Crawford, Maxie Peterson Ira Davis, C.L. . . . Map (db m41259) HM
17 South Carolina, Laurens County, Honea Path — John C. Taylor Bridge
Named in 1978 by Legislative Request Honoring Him for His Distinguished Service Clerk of Court Anderson County 1920-1932 Congressman Third S.C. District 1933-1938 Trustee University of South Carolina 1946-1950 . . . Map (db m15592) HM
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Apr. 20, 2024