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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Location of Pawleys Island, South Carolina
▶ Georgetown County (102) ▶ Berkeley County (92) ▶ Charleston County (614) ▶ Horry County (198) ▶ Marion County (24) ▶ Williamsburg County (29)
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|This summer house was built between 1838 and 1848 by All Saints Academy for the summer residence of its headmaster. Robert F. W. Allston, Governor of SC 1856-58, actively participated in leadership of the academy. After some years, the academy's . . . — — Map (db m54) HM|
|Anglican services were held on Waccamaw Neck by 1737, with a chapel built on land purchased from Percival Pawley. All Saints Parish, Waccamaw, created out of Prince George Winyah Parish in 1767, was the third Anglican parish created in present-day . . . — — Map (db m17021) HM|
|This house, built by 1848, served as the summer parsonage for All Saints Episcopal Church or many years. Evening summer services were held here by the congregation, which included a number of rice plantation owners who spent summers at Pawleys . . . — — Map (db m53) HM|
|This house stands on land owned by R. F. W. Allston, governor of SC 1856-58. His nephew Joseph Blyth Allston obtained the land in 1866 and it is thought he then moved this circa 1800 house onto his property. After Hurricane Hugo struck SC in 1989, . . . — — Map (db m56) HM|
|This house, built on 10 acres of beach land by 1858, was owned by the LaBruce family, who were successful rice planters in this area of All Saints Parish. According to local tradition, two small dwellings on the property were slave cabins. The . . . — — Map (db m17018) HM|
|By 1842 this house was here on Pawleys Island and was owned by Robert Nesbit (1799-1848). A native of Scotland and a rice planter in this area, Nesbit also owned nearby "Caledonia" plantation. The house on Pawleys remained in the Nesbit family until . . . — — Map (db m55) HM|
|Plowden Weston, Lt. Gov of SC 1862–64, obtained land here in 1844 and by 1858 had built this beach residence. The Weston family sold the property to William St. Julien Mazyck in 1864, who sold the house to Atlantic Coast Lumber Company in . . . — — Map (db m37510) HM|
This island, located about ½ mile east, was used by plantation householders who lived on the seashore from May to November to escape malaria, or “summer fever.” A number of houses built about 1850, and the . . . — — Map (db m39647) HM|
|This summer residence was owned by Robert F. W. Allston (1801–1864) when the state of SC granted the marsh behind it to him in 1846. Allston was a large property owner, a successful rice planter, and served as governor of SC 1856–58. The . . . — — Map (db m51) HM|
|This causeway was built between January 1845 and November 1846 by Robert Francis Withers Allston, who owned a summer residence on Pawleys Island. Known as Governor Allston's bank, it connected the island to the mainland. Allston was a large property . . . — — Map (db m27320) HM|
|This building was built prior to 1850 and located at Waverly Plantation. The building was moved to its present location in 1970. It was the only school available on lower Waccamaw
neck and operated until early 1920's. Some of the families whose . . . — — Map (db m150604) HM|
St. John A.M.E. Church was established in the spring of 1867 with Rev. Saby Green as the first pastor. Early meetings were held under a brush arbor until a log framed church was built at Litchfield in 1867. The current brick sanctuary replaced . . . — — Map (db m159027) HM|
|This house, one of the oldest on Pawleys, was reputedly moved here after 1858. It stands on land once owned by area rice planter Joshua J. Ward (1800–1853), who was Lt. Gov. of SC 1850-52. The house has hand-hewn sills and joists and . . . — — Map (db m50) HM|
|This building was located at Waverly plantation & was moved to the hammock shop complex
in spring of 1983. It is the oldest building in the complex, built in the early 1800's it was the original post office for what is now the Pawleys Island area & . . . — — Map (db m150603) HM|