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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jacksonboro, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Colleton 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 Colleton County, SC (40) Allendale County, SC (16) Bamberg County, SC (36) Beaufort County, SC (134) Charleston County, SC (614) Dorchester County, SC (33) Hampton County, SC (24) Orangeburg County, SC (60)  ColletonCounty(40) Colleton County (40)  AllendaleCounty(16) Allendale County (16)  BambergCounty(36) Bamberg County (36)  BeaufortCounty(134) Beaufort County (134)  CharlestonCounty(614) Charleston County (614)  DorchesterCounty(33) Dorchester County (33)  HamptonCounty(24) Hampton County (24)  OrangeburgCounty(60) Orangeburg County (60)
Location of Jacksonboro, South Carolina
    Colleton County (40)
    Allendale County (16)
    Bamberg County (36)
    Beaufort County (134)
    Charleston County (614)
    Dorchester County (33)
    Hampton County (24)
    Orangeburg County (60)
 
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1South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — 15-12 — Battle Of Parker's Ferry
Sent to intercept a raid by 540 Hessians, British, and Tories, General Francis Marion with a force of 400 men on August 30, 1781 set up an ambuscade along this road about 1 mile from the ferry. The enemy advancing along the narrow causeway were . . . Map (db m7918) HM
2South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — 15-8 — Bethel Presbyterian Church
Founded on this site in 1728 by the Reverend Archibald Stobo, Bethel or Pon Pon Church served a large Presbyterian congregation until replaced by Bethel Presbyterian Church in nearby town of Walterboro early in the nineteenth century. The original . . . Map (db m7880) HM
3South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — 15-1 — Old Jacksonborough
Founded about 1735 on lands granted John Jackson in 1701; county seat of Colleton District from 1799 to 1822. Provisional capital of state while Charleston was under siege in the closing months of the American Revolution. First South Carolina . . . Map (db m8660) HM
4South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — 15-14 — Pon Pon Chapel
On Parker's Ferry Road one mile northeast of here are the ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease, established in 1725 by an Act of the General Assembly after the Yemassee War aborted plans for St. Bartholomew's Parish Church. John Wesley preached here in . . . Map (db m7073) HM
5South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — Pon Pon ChapelServing the Community for Many Years
Here on the old stage coach road connecting Charleston to Savannah, the Anglican Pon Pon Chapel of Ease served the Jacksonborough community for many years. The parish of St. Bartholomew's was established in 1706, however its first minister, . . . Map (db m66489) HM
6South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of EaseSt. Bartholomew’s Parish
1706 Parish Established Rev. Nathaniel Osborn, Missionary of the S.P.G. arrived 1715 Parish devastated by Yemassee, Indians 1725 Act of General Assembly provided for a Chapel of Ease here to be used as a Parish Church until one should be built . . . Map (db m7120) HM
7South Carolina (Colleton County), Jacksonboro — The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent
This U.S. Naval officer was born in Maryland in 1782 and died at his plantation in St. Bartholomew's Parish, S.C. in 1823. He served as acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli, and was senior officer . . . Map (db m7881) HM
 
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