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This Baptist Church, constituted in 1802, has ordained eleven ministers, provided a missionary to Brazil, and has assisted in establishing a number of other churches. The present house of worship, dedicated in 1883 with portico added in 1970, is on . . . — — Map (db m17815) HM
Built next door to his residence, this c. 1915 brick building served as the medical office of Dr. Henry Edwards, one of Latta's first physicians,[ Picture included] and subsequently the dentist office of his son Luther. [Picture included] Luther's . . . — — Map (db m45335) HM
Andrew Carnegie was born in Scotland in 1835 as the Industrial Revolution was sweeping across Great Britian. Seeking a better life his family arrived in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania while Andrew was a small child. From a bobbin boy in a cotton mill . . . — — Map (db m45146) HM
Following the War Between the States and during the Reconstruction Era southern railroads were in complete disarray. By the 1880s, through mergers and new investments, the "Golden Era of Railroads" emerged in the country and literally rolled into . . . — — Map (db m46255) HM
Pine Hill A.M.E. Church
This church, founded in 1876, was in Marion County before Dillon County was created in 1910. At first on S.C. Hwy. 34, the church acquired this site in 1891 when Alfred Franklin Page (1863-1929) and . . . — — Map (db m48927) HM
In rural communities throughout the country, the local general store was the focal point of town activities. Not only did these stores serve to provide the necessities of life, they offered a gathering point for the exchange of information and more . . . — — Map (db m45600) HM
Robert Earl Atkinson, Sr.
1899 - 1970
Co-founder of Dilmar Oil Company, Inc. in 1931 to sell Shell Oil products in Dillon and Marion Counties. In 1946 the Atkinson family became the sole owners of Dilmar. In 2010 Dilmar is . . . — — Map (db m46602) HM
The house was originally constructed by Daniel Washington Biggs and his business partner in the late 1880s. They owned a large sawmill in the area and needed a place to board northern lumber buyers visiting their mill. It operated as a boarding . . . — — Map (db m46093) HM
In 1911 W. C. Allen led a movement for a public library in Latta and was authorized by the town council to negotiate with Andrew Carnegie for funds. After the town complied with conditions set by Mr. Carnegie, he donated $5,000 and C. F. Bass of . . . — — Map (db m44749) HM
Herod W. Williams was concerned about the education of his children as were many parents in Latta. With the help of farm hands Allen constructed a one room school on his property. When the school opened in 1877 there were fifteen students who paid . . . — — Map (db m46692) HM
According to local tradition, three Methodist meeting houses of the area united c. 1835 to form Ebenezer. An early church building burned in 1855 and was replaced in 1856 by this present building which is listed in the National Register of . . . — — Map (db m27948) HM