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Historical Markers in Kershaw, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Kershaw is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (56)  
ADJACENT TO LANCASTER COUNTY
      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), Kershaw — 29-19 — Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock
American forces under Major William R. Davie had captured a British convoy July 21, 1780, and were retreating with prisoners mounted two to the horse when ambushed by British several miles west of here on Beaver Creek. Nearly all the British . . . Map (db m23913) HM
2South Carolina (Lancaster County), Kershaw — 29-27 — Haile Gold Mine
(Front) In 1827 Benjamin Haile (1768-1842) found gold here while panning in the streams on his plantation. After he found gold ore as well, Haile set up a mining operation. By 1837 the Haile Gold Mine included a 5-stamp mill, with steel . . . Map (db m197441) HM
3South Carolina (Lancaster County), Kershaw — 29-23 — Kershaw
Marker Front: Kershaw, originally Welsh’s Station, was founded in 1888 when Capt. James V. Welsh (1845-1906) persuaded the Charleston, Cincinnati, & Chicago Railroad to build a depot halfway between Camden and Lancaster, on what was then . . . Map (db m23894) HM
4South Carolina (Lancaster County), Kershaw — 29-24 — Kershaw's First Library
This building, originally just south of Kershaw on what is now U.S. Hwy. 521, was built in 1900 for Capt. James V. Welsh (1845-1906) as the office for J.V. Welsh & Sons, a lumber mill. It later housed Kershaw’s first circulating library, founded by . . . Map (db m23896) HM
5South Carolina (Lancaster County), Kershaw — 29-25 — Welsh's Station / Kershaw Depot
Welsh's Station Welsh’s Station, a depot on the Charleston, Cincinnati, & Chicago Railroad built in 1888, stood at or near this site. The town of Kershaw was first named for Capt. James V. Welsh, who donated 63 acres on which to establish a . . . Map (db m23895) HM
 
 
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022