“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Laurens, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Laurens 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> Laurens County, SC (53) Abbeville County, SC (75) Anderson County, SC (180) Greenville County, SC (378) Greenwood County, SC (108) Newberry County, SC (40) Spartanburg County, SC (129) Union County, SC (43)  LaurensCounty(53) Laurens County (53)  AbbevilleCounty(75) Abbeville County (75)  AndersonCounty(180) Anderson County (180)  GreenvilleCounty(378) Greenville County (378)  GreenwoodCounty(108) Greenwood County (108)  NewberryCounty(40) Newberry County (40)  SpartanburgCounty(129) Spartanburg County (129)  UnionCounty(43) Union County (43)
Laurens is the county seat for Laurens County
Laurens is in Laurens County
      Laurens County (53)  
      Abbeville County (75)  
      Anderson County (180)  
      Greenville County (378)  
      Greenwood County (108)  
      Newberry County (40)  
      Spartanburg County (129)  
      Union County (43)  
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1 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — A.I. (Gus) Mason Bridge
Named in Honor of Tireless Civil Worker Active Leader in Seeking Industry Proud Booster of Hometown in Every Worthwhile Local Endeavor 1896 - 1977Map (db m48693) HM
2 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — American Legion Post 25 Veterans Monument
Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars, for Service to God and Country 1776-1976Map (db m42990) HM
3 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Korean ConflictThe Forgotten War — June 26, 1950 - July 27, 1953 —
To cherish liberty one need only remember how it was earned. Laurens County shall never forget their own who have served their country in war an peace.Map (db m18499) WM
4 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — 30-6 — Laurens County / Laurens Historic District
Laurens County Laurens County was one of six counties created from Ninety - Six District March 12, 1785. The courthouse here, built in 1838 by Dr. John W. Simpson, and remodeled and enlarged in 1858, 1911, 1940, and in 1973, was entered in the . . . Map (db m10133) HM
5 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Laurens County Confederate Monument
[Front]: In Memory of The Boys in Gray ---------- Erected 1910 by the Citizens of Laurens Co. Under the Auspices of J.B. Kershaw Chapter U.D.C. Our Heroes [Reverse]: On flames eternal camp- ing ground . . . Map (db m12034) HM
6 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Laurens County Veterans Monument
In honor of our armed forces past and present dedicated to the preservation of freedom under GodMap (db m39270) HM
7 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Laurens County World Wars I & II Veterans Monument
Erected in loving memory of the men of Laurens County, S.C. who made the supreme sacrifice World War I White Lewis Felton Abercrombie, Casper W. Waldwell, Mason L. Copeland, Earl A. Davidson, George Lawson Duncan, Burke Fuller, . . . Map (db m12063) HM
8 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — 30-8 — Lindley's Fort / Jonathan Downs
Lindley's Fort On July 15, 1776, a number of Indians and Tories attacked this frontier fort where area settlers had gathered for protection. Major Jonathan Downs, with a company of men, had arrived the previous evening & helped repulse the . . . Map (db m12102) HM
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9 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — 30-7 — Masonic Lodge #19 / Samuel Saxon
Masonic Lodge #19 The first recorded meeting of this organization, known as Palmetto Lodge #19, took place Aug. 7, 1794, at the Samuel Saxon home, which stood nearby. Officers present were: Master, Joseph Downs; Deputy Master, Nathaniel McCoy; . . . Map (db m12031) HM
10 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Vietnam War
Once in Our Lives Forever in Out Memories Joseph B. Adams                 Jimmy I. McMorris Michael E. Banks               Reginald G. Morse Roy J. Brackwell, Jr.           Sanford L. Nelson Frankie B. Johnson, Jr.*     Willie J. Payne . . . Map (db m12099) WM
11 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — Watts Mills' World War II Veterans Memorial
Top Plaque: Watts Mills' employees who gave their lives in World War II Rumsley Thompson Bennett   Chester Calvin Miller Joe Edward Carlton                   Rex Darvin Power Tommy Cogdill                          Luther . . . Map (db m12100) HM
12 South Carolina, Laurens County, Laurens — 30-9 — Watts-Todd-Dunklin House
[Front]: The Watts-Todd-Dunklin House, built about 1818, is an excellent example of a Federal-era upcountry farmhouse. According to family tradition, it was built for Washington Williams (1777-1829), who gave it to his daughter Nancy . . . Map (db m23196) HM
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Jun. 16, 2024