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

Clickable Map of Darlington 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> Darlington County, SC (69) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Florence County, SC (77) Kershaw County, SC (100) Lee County, SC (24) Marlboro County, SC (39)  DarlingtonCounty(69) Darlington County (69)  ChesterfieldCounty(19) Chesterfield County (19)  FlorenceCounty(77) Florence County (77)  KershawCounty(100) Kershaw County (100)  LeeCounty(24) Lee County (24)  MarlboroCounty(39) Marlboro County (39)
Darlington is the county seat for Darlington County
Society Hill is in Darlington County
      Darlington County (69)  
      Chesterfield County (19)  
      Florence County (77)  
      Kershaw County (100)  
      Lee County (24)  
      Marlboro County (39)  
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1South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-41 — Caleb Coker House
This house, built ca. 1832, was the home of Caleb Coker (1802-1869) and the birthplace of his son Maj. James Lide Coker (1837-1918), Confederate officer, industrialist, and founder of Coker College. Caleb Coker, a merchant, was also a director of . . . Map (db m38165) HM
2South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-2 — David Rogerson Williams
March 8, 1776-November 17, 1830 Statesman, educator, pioneer manufacturer, scientific farmer, State Senator, Congressman, Governor 1814-1816, Brigadier General in the War of 1812. His residence, "Center Hall," was ½ mile east. His grave is in . . . Map (db m38142) HM
3South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-47 — Execution of Adam Cusack
In August or September 1780 Major James Wemyss’s 63rd Regiment of Foot marched from Georgetown to Cheraw burning and looting Patriot houses and farms. When Adam Cusack, who ran a ferry over Black Creek, refused to take some British officers across . . . Map (db m31770) HM
4South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-63 — Henry C. Burn House
[Front] Henry C. Burn (1839-1912), state representative and Darlington County public servant, lived here from 1882 until his death. Burn, born in Chesterfield District, was educated at St. David’s Academy in Society Hill, then at Furman . . . Map (db m38166) HM
5South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-39 — Japonica Hall / Maj. J.J. Lucas
This house, built in 1896-97 and designed in the Beaux Arts style by noted S.C. architect Charles Coker Wilson, was the home of Maj. James Jonathan Lucas (1831-1914). An earlier house here, which burned in 1892, had been the home of Dr. Thomas . . . Map (db m38163) HM
6South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-25 — Lawrence Faulkner / Simon Brown
Lawrence Faulkner Born c.1840 and a resident of Darlington County by 1871, Lawrence Faulkner was a black school teacher, later merchant, and Society Hill's postmaster from 1877 to 1889. A trustee of nearby Union Baptist Church, Faulkner died in . . . Map (db m38159) HM
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7South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-3 — Long Bluff
Marker Front: Long Bluff, 3/4 mile east on Great Pedee River, was the site of the first courthouse and jail for old Cheraws District in 1772. The town was known as Greeneville after the Revolution and remained the seat of justice until the . . . Map (db m31778) HM
8South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-58 — Society Hill Depot
Marker Front: This depot, built shortly after the Civil War, features a distinctive architectural design favored by the Cheraw & Darlington Railroad during its history as an independent line. The C & D, chartered in 1849, ran 40 miles between . . . Map (db m31773) HM
9South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-26 — Society Hill Library Society
[Front] On June 5, 1822, twelve men paid $20 each to purchase books for a library. These men were J. J. Evans; David and Elias Gregg; D. R. W., J. K. and T. E. McIver; Thomas Smith; Alexander Sparks; D. R. and J. N. Williams; J. F. Wilson; . . . Map (db m38160) HM
10South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-36 — Society Hill Presbyterian Church
[Front] Was organized August 12, 1891 with 17 charter members, by a commission of the Pee Dee Presbytery under Revs. J. G. Law, J. G. Richards, and W. B. Corbett. Elders H. A. Womack and J. S. McCall and deacon L .M. Crosswell were appointed . . . Map (db m38162) HM
11South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-9 — St. David's Academy
The St. David's Society, organized in 1777 and chartered in 1778, built the first public academy in St. David's Parish ¾ mile northeast in 1786. Alexander McIntosh, George Hicks, Abel Kolb, William Pegues, and Thomas Evans were early officers. The . . . Map (db m38143) HM
12South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-30 — Trinity Church
This Episcopal church, located about 800 ft. N., was incorporated 1833. Early members associated with the church are said to have been from the Dewitt, Edwards, Evans, Hanford, Hawes, McCollough, Williams and Witherspoon families. In 1834 the . . . Map (db m41415) HM
13South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-13 — Welsh Neck Church
Side A This church, the pioneer center of Baptist influence in the area, was constituted January 1738 by Welsh from Pennsylvania and was originally located about two miles northeast of here. The first pastor was Philip James. It was . . . Map (db m38144) HM
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14South Carolina, Darlington County, Society Hill — 16-21 — Zachariah W. Wines
Black merchant and educator Zachariah Wines, born 1847 in Society Hill, represented Darlington County in the S.C. House 1876-78 and was commissioned Captain in the National Guard by Gov. Wade Hampton in 1877. He taught at nearby Waddell School and . . . Map (db m38158) HM
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Apr. 2, 2023