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

Clickable Map of Jasper 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> Jasper County, SC (37) Beaufort County, SC (146) Hampton County, SC (25) Chatham County, GA (553) Effingham County, GA (29)  JasperCounty(37) Jasper County (37)  BeaufortCounty(146) Beaufort County (146)  HamptonCounty(25) Hampton County (25)  ChathamCountyGeorgia(553) Chatham County (553)  EffinghamCounty(29) Effingham County (29)
Ridgeland is the county seat for Jasper County
Ridgeland is in Jasper County
      Jasper County (37)  
      Beaufort County (146)  
      Hampton County (25)  
      Chatham County, Georgia (553)  
      Effingham County, Georgia (29)  
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1 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 27-4 — Church of the Holy Trinity
((Text front)) This Episcopal church was a chapel of ease in the Parish of St. Luke for a number of years before it became a separate congregation in 1835. It is said that William Heyward gave the church land on which the present building, . . . Map (db m6182) HM
2 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — Gopher Tortoise Square
Prior to the 1890's, the town of Ridgeland was known as Gopher Hill, getting that name from the abundance of Gopher Tortoises that inhabited the sand hills of the area.Gopherus Polyphemus, commonly called the Gopher Tortoise, are long . . . Map (db m16854) HM
3 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 27-16 — Grahamville
[front] This summer village, established by the rice planters of St. Luke's Parish, was a thriving settlement in what was the Beaufort District until the creation of Jasper County in 1912. Named for Capt. John Graham (1784-1833), its . . . Map (db m6210) HM
4 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 28-10 — Jasper County / Jasper County Courthouse
( Front Text) Jasper County This county was established in 1912 from portions of Beaufort and Hampton counties and is named, it is said, for Sergeant William Jasper, hero of the American Revolution. The same act establishing the new . . . Map (db m26372) HM
5 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 27-24 — Ridgeland
Ridgeland, named for its location on the ridge between Charleston and Savannah, has been the seat of Jasper County since the county was created in 1912. It was first named Gopher Hill and grew up around a depot built on the Charleston & Savannah . . . Map (db m8473) HM
6 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 27-17 — Ridgeland Baptist Church
( Front text ) This church was organized February 28,1892, by Revs. W.H.Dowling and J.T. Morrison with nine charter members. It was admitted to the Savannah River Baptist Association with Rev.Dowling as its first minister. The . . . Map (db m7192) HM
7 South Carolina, Jasper County, Ridgeland — 27-23 — St. Paul's Methodist Church
This church, organized on 1890, is the oldest in Ridgland, with its origins in several area Methodist congregations before the Civil War. When Julius G. Sipple of Grahamville encouraged Methodists in Ridgeland to organize a separate . . . Map (db m6406) HM
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Nov. 29, 2023