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Historical Markers in Mountain Rest, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Oconee 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 Oconee County, SC (72) Anderson County, SC (173) Pickens County, SC (148) Franklin County, GA (19) Habersham County, GA (15) Hart County, GA (27) Rabun County, GA (14) Stephens County, GA (81) Jackson County, NC (26) Macon County, NC (29) Transylvania County, NC (41)  OconeeCounty(72) Oconee County (72)  AndersonCounty(173) Anderson County (173)  PickensCounty(148) Pickens County (148)  FranklinCountyGeorgia(19) Franklin County (19)  HabershamCounty(15) Habersham County (15)  HartCounty(27) Hart County (27)  RabunCounty(14) Rabun County (14)  StephensCounty(81) Stephens County (81)  JacksonCountyNorth Carolina(26) Jackson County (26)  MaconCounty(29) Macon County (29)  TransylvaniaCounty(41) Transylvania County (41)
Walhalla is the county seat for Oconee County
Mountain Rest is in Oconee County
      Oconee County (72)  
ADJACENT TO OCONEE COUNTY
      Anderson County (173)  
      Pickens County (148)  
      Franklin County, Georgia (19)  
      Habersham County, Georgia (15)  
      Hart County, Georgia (27)  
      Rabun County, Georgia (14)  
      Stephens County, Georgia (81)  
      Jackson County, North Carolina (26)  
      Macon County, North Carolina (29)  
      Transylvania County, North Carolina (41)  
 
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1South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — A Building with a Past
Though it seems ordinary, this building has led many lives. According to Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers, it was constructed by the CCC during the Great Depression as a mess hall or barracks for Camp F-1. Now one of the park's most . . . Map (db m185425) HM
2South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Andrew Pickens Ranger District / Oconee County
Andrew Pickens Ranger District Side The Ranger District was named for Andrew Pickens, an able commander of South Carolina's rebel militia during the American Revolution. Born of Scots-Irish immigrants near Paxtang, Pennsylvania, Pickens . . . Map (db m14210) HM
3South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Building a Tradition
Especially during the difficult days of the Great Depression, Americans needed inexpensive, healthful fun. Providing such opportunities was within the mission of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a federal jobs program that improved . . . Map (db m185424) HM
4South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — 37 16 — Chattooga Town
Chattooga was one of the Cherokee "Lower Towns" in what is now S.C. during the 17Th and early 18Th centuries and was a short distance north in the Chattooga River bottom. Chattooga Town, in a remote location in the backcountry, was the smallest of . . . Map (db m20970) HM
5South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — 37-13 — Cherokee Boundary (1777)
[Front Side]: The Cherokee sided with the British during the American Revolution, and in 1776 Maj. Andrew Williamson's S.C. militia destroyed their "Lower Towns" in what is now S.C. He then cooperated with the N.C. militia in expeditions . . . Map (db m14351) HM
6South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Civilian Conservation Corps Monument
"The promptness with which you seized the opportunity to engage in honest work, the willingness with which you have performed your daily tasks, and the fine spirit you have shown in winning the respect of the communities in which your camps have . . . Map (db m14329) HM
7South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Russell House
Russell House This was a busy Appalachian farmstead in the late 1800's and early 1900's. You could hear the laughter of children playing in the creek, lowing cattle and clucking chickens as they searched for food. Ganaway Russell built a . . . Map (db m20978) HM
8South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — The Civilian Conservation Corps — 1933-1942
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 as part of the comprehensive relief effort during the grim depression years. Three million men were involved in the CCC during its ten-year . . . Map (db m14350) HM
9South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — The Oconee Waterwheel
Establishment of the Park Oconee State Park was developed in the 1930's as one of the earliest State Parks in South Carolina was built by members of the Civilian Conservation Corp. The CCC was a program created as part of President Franklin . . . Map (db m14353) HM
10South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Walhalla State Fish Hatchery — The CCC and Resource Conservation
The historic buildings below are products of the great Depression-era Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The WPA, the CCC, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's other New deal programs provided jobs to . . . Map (db m14217) HM
11South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — William R. Geddings Fish Culture House
. . . Map (db m14293) HM
 
 
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May. 18, 2022