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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saluda, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Saluda 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 Saluda County, SC (33) Aiken County, SC (93) Edgefield County, SC (64) Greenwood County, SC (100) Lexington County, SC (60) Newberry County, SC (40)  SaludaCounty(33) Saluda County (33)  AikenCounty(93) Aiken County (93)  EdgefieldCounty(64) Edgefield County (64)  GreenwoodCounty(100) Greenwood County (100)  LexingtonCounty(60) Lexington County (60)  NewberryCounty(40) Newberry County (40)
Saluda is the county seat for Saluda County
Saluda is in Saluda County
      Saluda County (33)  
ADJACENT TO SALUDA COUNTY
      Aiken County (93)  
      Edgefield County (64)  
      Greenwood County (100)  
      Lexington County (60)  
      Newberry County (40)  
 
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1South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — 41-14 — Ambush at Mine Creek
On November 3, 1775, Loyalists ambushed a supply wagon nearby, in a prelude to the first land battle of the Revolution in S.C. The Council of Safety sent gunpowder and lead to the Cherokees in an effort to prevent their siding with the Crown. Capt. . . . Map (db m195993) HM
2South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — At Old Saluda Town...
At Old Saluda Town, about ten miles north of here, July 2, 1755, Governor Glen obtained from Old Hop and other chiefs of the Cherokee Nation the cession of the territory embraced by the present counties of Spartanburg, Cherokee west . . . Map (db m13085) HM
3South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — 41-6 — Butler Family Graves
At Butler Church, about one mile west, is the burial plot of the Butler family. Among the graves are those of William Butler, Captain in the American Revolution, United States Congressman, and Major General of S.C. Militia; Andrew Pickens Butler, . . . Map (db m81696) HM
4South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Butler Methodist Church
Frame church with gallery for slaves built 1856-1857 on land given by family of Major General William Butler and wife, Behethland, who had lived on these grounds and lie buried in cemetery. First pastor, Rev. T. Sumter Daniel. This . . . Map (db m12989) HM
5South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Cane Break
1050-acre plantation belonging to Thomas Green Clemson, 1842-1851. Clemson Charge d'Affaires to Belgium, 1844-1851, and founder of Clemson University, lived at Cane Break from January to July 1844. In his absence Col. Francis Pickens and . . . Map (db m41634) HM
6South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Clock Donated to the Town of Saluda and Saluda County
Clock Donated to the Town of Saluda and Saluda County By Gentry's Poultry Company Inc. June 10, 2007 Founded by Wesley M. Gentry, Sr. (Matt), Gentry's Poultry began as a small family-run business. Continuing as a . . . Map (db m13070) HM
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7South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Colonel William Barrett Travis
In Memoriam This Cemetery and This Avenue Named for Colonel William Barrett Travis. The brick for these walls are from chimneys of home of Colonel James Butler Bonham The brick came originally from England and the chimneys were . . . Map (db m41628) HM
8South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Flat GroveThe Bonham House
Flat Grove was built in the 1770's by Jacob Smith of hand-hewn, heart-pine logs covered with clapboard. Alamo hero James Butler Bonham, son of James and Sophia Smith Bonham and grandson of Jacob Smith, was born in 1807 in the house, which is today . . . Map (db m41597) HM
9South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Historic SaludaA Town with Charm
Built in 1936 in the Art Deco style, Saluda Theater, once the central attraction for local moviegoers closed in 1982. Since the theater's restoration began in 1988, it has become the county's civic center for activities. Its excellent acoustics and . . . Map (db m41613) HM
10South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — 41-4 — Luther Rice(1783-1836)
In Pine Pleasant Cemetery, west of here, is the grave of Luther Rice, prominent Baptist clergyman and orator who organized American Baptists on a national scale for support of foreign missions and education. He traveled into all parts of the nation . . . Map (db m53068) HM
11South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Mitchell Hill Advent Christian Chruch
Site of Mitchell Hill Advent Christian Church. Organized December 17, 1885 by Elders J.A. Cargile and J.S. Dubose. Building burned & was rebuitle at present site of Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church. One of the ten charter members, Mrs. Fannie . . . Map (db m59524) HM
12South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Mr. Philemon B. Waters
In Recognition of Mr. Philemon B. Waters who envisioned and spearheaded the Saluda County Beautification Program organized February 1966 Pride in his town and county live through his untiring efforts as evidenced by plantings of . . . Map (db m41625) HM
13South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — 41-1 — Pierce M. Butler / The Palmetto Regiment
Pierce M. Butler Six miles NE, in a family cemetery at Butler Church, is the grave of Colonel Pierce M. Butler, governor of South Carolina from 1836-1838. During his military career, he was a captain in the U.S. Army, a Lt. Colonel in the . . . Map (db m81695) HM
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14South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — 41-2 — Red Bank Church
Red Bank Baptist Church antedates the Town of Saluda by about a century. The congregation, which is said to have been founded in 1784, was incorporated by the state on December 18, 1802. According to tradition, the first church building was a log . . . Map (db m13058) HM
15South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Saluda County Stockyard and Livestock Market
Built in 1957, the Stockyard has provided a livestock market for over two generations of farmers. Ralph T. McClendon and Georgia Senator Sam McGill opened this ultra-modern auction barn in Saluda. One newspaper article stated that the barn "is the . . . Map (db m41641) HM
16South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Saluda County Veterans Memorial
These are the ones from Saluda County who died in defense of their country in her five most recent wars "They died that others might live free." Spanish American War Woodruff Holston World War I Sammie O. . . . Map (db m13121) WM
17South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Saluda Old Town Treaty, July 2, 1755"I bring a little child that he might tell future generations what is now agreed to."
At Old Saluda Town, about ten miles north of here, July 2, 1755, Governor Glen obtained from Old Hop and other chiefs of the Cherokee Nation the cession of the territory embraced by the present counties of Spartanburg, Cherokee west of Broad . . . Map (db m39295) HM
18South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Savannah Bouknight Springs
In Loving Memory of Savannah Bouknight Springs 3.1 acres donated to Rock Hill Baptist Church on February 25, 2005 by the Family of Caroline Etheredge HembelMap (db m42323) HM
19South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — Travis / Bonham Memorial
Memorial Colonel William Barrett Travis Born near Saluda, S.C. August 9, 1809. Gave his life for liberty and freedom at the Alamo March 6, 1836. His last message for reinforcements ended thus: "I have held this place against . . . Map (db m13112) HM
20South Carolina (Saluda County), Saluda — William Barret TravisLt. Col., Comdt.
[Column Inscription] Commandancy of the Alamo - Bexar, Feby. 24th, 1836- To the people of Texas & all Americans in the world. Fellow Citizens & Compatriots - I am besieged, by a thousand or more of the Mexicans under Santa . . . Map (db m41487) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022