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The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society Historical Markers

Markers placed or sponsored by any Chapter of The National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century, whose membership is devoted to preserving the memory of those that settled in the United States of America prior to 1701.
 
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By Sandra Hughes, December 6, 2009
Belle Mont Mansion
1Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — Belle Mont
Built between 1828 and 1832, Belle Mont is a foremost example of Jeffersonian Palladian Architecture in the deep south and one of Alabama's first great plantation houses. It was build for Dr. Alexander W. Mitchell, a native of Virginia, and a . . . Map (db m29561) HM
2Alabama (Dallas County), Beloit — Cahawba
Site of Alabama's first permanent capital 1820-26. County seat Dallas County, 1820-66. Prison for Union soldiers during the War Between the States 1863-65. Indians were the first inhabitants over 4000 years ago. Their large fortified village could . . . Map (db m75779) HM
3Alabama (DeKalb County), Fort Payne — Lebanon
Fourth county seat DeKalb County, Alabama Feb. 1, 1841 — May 1, 1878Map (db m156259) HM
4Alabama (Etowah County), Attalla — “The Junction”Attalla
For thousands of years, two important Indian trade routes ran across what was to become Etowah County. The “High Town Path” ran from Charlestown, S.C. west to the Mississippi River, near Memphis, TN. The “Creek Path” begins . . . Map (db m39226) HM
5Alabama (Etowah County), Rainbow City — Site of 1784 Indian Massacre
The lone survivor being Edmond Jones, 5 year old son of William and Hannah Humphries Jones, who later gave the land for the cemetery.Map (db m156398) HM
6Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Thomas Bibb House
Thomas Bibb, first president of the Alabama Senate and second governor of Alabama, completed this early high-style Greek revival house in 1836, having occupied the land since 1821. This was his town residence, his plantation home being Belmina, in . . . Map (db m160635) HM
7Alabama (Mobile County), Creola — Site of Old Mobile
(English) Site of Old Mobile Fort Louis de la Louisiane Founded 1702 by Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville Under orders of Louis XIV First Capital of French Louisiana 1702-1711 (French) Site de Vieux Mobile Fort . . . Map (db m70588) HM
8Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Mobile City Limits — 1711 —
When Mobile was laid out, this was the city's north-east boundary point. Royal Street ran along a bluff overlooking the Mobile River. There were no streets between Royal and the river, only marshland.Map (db m86347) HM
9Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Mobile City Limits — 1711 —
At this point the northwest limits of French Mobile faded into the dense forest which surrounded the city in 1711 and many years thereafter. An 1815 map shows the forest reaching Joachim Street, one block west.Map (db m86348) HM
10Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Mobile City Limits — 1711 —
This site marks the southwestern limit of the city of Mobile in 1711. Known then as Fort Louis de la Mobile, it had been founded by the French at 27-Mile Bluff in 1702 and moved to its present site in 1711. Mobile has been a city under six . . . Map (db m131883) HM
11Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Two Lines Mark the Future of the United States — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
The stone marker behind you marks the 'Initial Point' for the survey of the Louisiana Purchase Territory. The east-west Baseline and the north-south line, the Fifth Principal Meridian, are fundamental in land transactions throughout the western . . . Map (db m155199) HM
12California (Riverside County), Lake Elsinore — Crescent Bath House
Est. 1887. Presented by Valley of the Mist Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, 2010. The Crescent Bath House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the . . . Map (db m178935) HM
13California (Ventura County), Santa Paula — 65 — Glen Tavern Inn
Glen Tavern Inn, built 1911. Presented by Aquila Chase chapter, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, 12 October 2014. The Glen Tavern Inn, built in 1911, has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by . . . Map (db m175684) HM
14Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Charles Springer1658 - 1738
Buried here under the south porch of Old Swedes ChurchMap (db m174437) HM
15District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — The Original Georgetown ReservoirNational Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
Site of the original Georgetown Reservoir 1859-1932 Stone wall and iron fence 1871Map (db m98980) HM
16Florida (Alachua County), Gainesville — Alachua Sink
The Alachua Sink, a named likely derived from the Potano word meaning “jug,” is the deepest of Paynes Prairie’s sinkholes and acts as a conduit for water entering the Floridan aquifer at a rate of up to 6 million gallons per day. . . . Map (db m126294) HM
17Florida (Alachua County), Micanopy — Thrasher WarehouseMicanopy Historical Society Museum
Part of Thrasher’s General Store, built circa 1890. Home of the Micanopy Historical Museum since 1989.Map (db m175455) HM
18Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Pensacola Lighthouse
Construction began 1856, was lit 1859 and is still in use at the present time. This lighthouse replaced the original lighthouse built 1824, the first lighthouse on the Gulf Coast.Map (db m50405) HM
19Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Tampa Bay Hotel
On June 14, 1898, Lt. Col. Theodore Roosevelt and the First United States Volunteer Cavalry, known as the Rough Riders, embarked from Port Tampa for victory in the Spanish-American War. The Tampa Bay Hotel was used as headquarters for . . . Map (db m20160) HM
20Florida (Indian River County), Vero Beach — Bethel Creek House of Refuge1876
The 1st house of refuge on Florida's east coast was constructed on this site which later became part of the U.S. Lifesaving Service. Houses of Refuge were built about 20 miles apart and provided a safe haven for those shipwrecked along the desolate . . . Map (db m112157) HM
21Florida (Lee County), Fort Myers — F-280 — First Street, Fort Myers
Fort Myers, like many South Florida communities, developed during the last half of the 19th century. First Street (once called Front Street) became the heart of the new town, In 1866, Manuel A, Gonzalez and Joseph Vivas took up residence at the . . . Map (db m131368) HM
22Florida (Lee County), Sanibel — E-223 — Sanibel Lighthouse
The first permanent English-speaking settlers on Sanibel Island arrived from New York in 1833 as part of a colony planned by land investors. Although that settlement was short-lived, the initial colonists petitioned the U.S. government for the . . . Map (db m80475) HM
23Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-452 — Mission San Luis
Mission San Luis de Talimali was among the largest and most important missions in Spanish Florida. Its parishioners were Apalachee Indians who were descendents of those people whose village Hernando de Soto appropriated during the winter of . . . Map (db m79564) HM
24Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-167 — Prince And Princess Murat
Prince Achille Murat was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte and the son of General Jochaim Murat, King of Naples. He settled in Florida in 1825, and as attorney, county judge, and director of Tallahassee's Union Bank, he played an active role in . . . Map (db m79577) HM
25Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — William Bassett Chapter
The Manatee Village Historical Park was created as a gift to the people of Manatee County by the Historical Commission and the HOME Committee in remembrance of our Nation's Two Hundredth Birthday in the year 1976. Two historical buildings, Manatee . . . Map (db m43100) HM
26Florida (Monroe County), Islamorada — Triangle of History
1. North East end Lower Matecumbe Key - Ancient Water Wells - only fresh water on Upper Keys - Used by Indians, Sailors and Traders in XVII Century. Huge Indian Midden (Kitchen) near Wells. 2. Indian Key - Spanish Trading Post - established by . . . Map (db m83862) HM
27Florida (Nassau County), Fernandina Beach — F-931 — U.S. Post Office–Customs House-Courthouse
Dedicated in 1912, this Italian Renaissance Revival building was designed under the direction of Treasury Department architect James Knox Taylor. The interior was custom built to accommodate the building’s three original functions as a United . . . Map (db m144847) HM
28Florida (Sumter County), Wildwood — Baker HouseBuilt Circa 1890
Baker House was the home to Senator David Hume Baker and his wife Mary. They moved from Kentucky where he served as a State Senator. He also served as a Florida Senator for Marion and Sumter Counties. He was a bank investor, county commissioner and . . . Map (db m134360) HM
29Georgia (Athens-Clarke County), Athens — Oconee Hill Cemetery
Oconee Hill Cemetery was purchased in 1855 by the City of Athens when further burials were prohibited in the old town cemetery on land owned by The University of Georgia. In 1856, the City formed a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees to hold and . . . Map (db m38875) HM
30Georgia (Athens-Clarke County), Athens — Old Athens Cemetery
This site is the original burial ground for Athens and contains the remains of its earliest citizens. It is a part of the original tract of land purchased for The University of Georgia by Governor John Milledge in 1801. All people in Athens were . . . Map (db m19707) HM
31Georgia (Baldwin County), Milledgeville — Jarrett Springs
Jarrett Springs formerly known as Commissioners Springs, flows in an enclosed structure about 40 yards on adjacent land. In 1803, because of the abundant and clear water supply, this site was selected by the Georgia Legislature as the . . . Map (db m43164) HM
32Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — Emerson Building
Built in 1859 for Dr. George Emerson, the building is a prominent example of Italianate architecture. The 23 foot wide Brownstone was designed by New York architects, T. Thomas & Sons, who are also renowned for the Hay House. Listed on the National . . . Map (db m186752) HM
33Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-57 — The Berrien House(c. 1791)
Major John Berrien (1760-1815) was a Revolutionary War officer who served at Valley Forge and fought at the Battle of Monmouth. Berrien, a New Jersey native who moved to Georgia in 1775, was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the . . . Map (db m133218) HM
34Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — Stately Oaks
. . . Map (db m187122) HM
35Georgia (Clayton County), Jonesboro — The Warren House
Built in 1840 by Guy L. Warren, this Federal style family home became Confederate headquarters and hospital in 1864 during the Battle of Jonesboro. When Jonesboro fell, Union forces commandeered the house as Union headquarters and hospital to serve . . . Map (db m187123) HM
36Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Cherokee Indian Trail Tree
The Native Americans bent saplings to grow into living “signposts” for traveling Indians. These living markers pointed the way to a water source, a suitable river crossing or a main trail.Map (db m50200) HM
37Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — William Root House
Circa 1845Map (db m110964) HM
38Georgia (Fayette County), Fayetteville — Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church
Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church Est. 1825 The oldest church in Fayette County. The cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, WWI & WWII. Placed by Thomas Wingfield Chapter National . . . Map (db m120067) HM
39Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — Paces Ferry United Methodist ChurchEstablished 1877
On 29 September 1877 William Brown donated one acre of land at the intersection of Paces Ferry and Mount Paran Roads for the purpose of establishing and building a church. Pleasant Hill Methodist Church was first served by circuit rider ministers, . . . Map (db m41951) HM
40Georgia (Grady County), Cairo — Zebulon TheaterCairo, Georgia — 15 April 1936 —
The Oldest of Three Single Screen Movie Theaters In Georgia Marked by John Lee of Nansemond Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century 15 April 2020Map (db m172570) HM
41Georgia (Henry County), Hampton — Hampton Depot
Completed in 1881 to accommodate the local cotton crops, this was the largest depot between Atlanta and Savannah.Map (db m187104) HM
42Georgia (Jackson County), Jefferson — Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm
This Piedmont Homestead, originally settled by brothers James and Patrick Shields in 1798, contains a collection of intact historical buildings on a total of 152 acres set aside for preservation. This is one of the most diverse collections of farm . . . Map (db m184289) HM
43Georgia (Thomas County), Thomasville — The Plaza Restaurant
Established 1916 Thomasville, Georgia Oldest continuously operating restaurant in Georgia Marked by John Lee of Nansemond Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century December 2020Map (db m172444) HM
44Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — Pere Jacques Marquette
. . . Map (db m142752) HM
45Illinois (Madison County), Glen Carbon — Yanda Log Cabin
The Yanda Log Cabin was built in 1853 by Austrian immigrant William Yanda, a blacksmith. The family owned the property for at least three generations, including Frank Yanda, Jr., an early mayor. This cabin was restored in 1992 by Glen Carbon . . . Map (db m163555) HM
46Illinois (McLean County), Ellsworth — The Grand Village of the Kickapoo Park
This park is the location of the major village of the Kickapoo Indians in central Illinois. The French first recorded a well established Kickapoo presence here in 1752. The 1818 surveyor's map for the new state of Illinois showed the grand village . . . Map (db m157173) HM
47Illinois (Randolph County), Ellis Grove — Home of Pierre MenardFirst Lieutenant Governor of Illinois — 1766-1844 —
Erected ca. 1815Map (db m161436) HM
48Illinois (St. Clair County), Lebanon — Mermaid House HotelBuilt 1830 by Retired Sea Captain Lyman Adams
Visited by Charles Dickens in 1842 - mentioned in his book American NotesMap (db m143286) HM
49Indiana (Johnson County), Franklin — Province Hospital
1906 - ∮ - ∮ - ∮ - 1946 Built in 1906 First and only Hospital in Johnson County until after World War II (Second Plaque) To Honor the lineage of Family Physicians who have served here . . . Map (db m69390) HM
50Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Battle of Trail Creek — Dec. 5, 1780 —
In the aftermath of George Rogers Clark’s conquest, skirmishers from Cahokia led by Capt. B. Hamelin and Lt. T. Brady, who had raided Fort St. Joseph, were defeated and captured near here by fur-trader Etienne Champion and Potawatomi allies of the . . . Map (db m72908) HM
51Indiana (Wabash County), Stockdale — Stockdale Mill
Built 1857 Owned by James M. Deck Family Since 1881 Dedicated by Hon. Peter Tilton Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century As an historic site - Sept. 20, 1992Map (db m163119) HM
52Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Thistlethwaite FallsWhitewater Gorge
On this site in 1854 Timothy Thistlethwaite and his brother-in-law Joseph Ratliff dammed the water of the river with the use of farm teams, placing large boulders at the bottom of an earth and stone fill in the river channel; this changing the . . . Map (db m138711) HM
53Iowa (Henry County), Mount Pleasant — Iowa Wesleyan College1842-1992
In recognition of 150 years of continuous education for men and women of Iowa Wesleyan College 1842-1992Map (db m177853) HM
54Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
The area around the swamp was settled over 200 years ago. This 101 acre Louisiana swamp and surrounding highland terrace escarpment is preserved for education and recreation.Map (db m97685) HM
55Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Highland Cemetery
Oldest surviving cemetery in Baton Rouge. Dedicated by George Garig as a burial ground in 1813 and deeded to St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish in 1819. This cemetery holds the remains of American Revolutionary War soldiers Armand Duplantier and . . . Map (db m92878) HM
56Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Lafayette Buildings
342-348 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LouisianaErected 1762 Legendary site of Lafayette's 1825 visit.Map (db m127185) HM
57Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Methodist ChurchJackson, LA ca 1854
Host to Mississippi Conference in 1854. The Gothic building with a Revival basilica, slave gallery, windows depicting cross and crown of thorns, has served its congregation 140 years.Map (db m85820) HM
58Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Jackson — Original Feliciana CourthouseBuilt in 1816
And used for that purpose until the division of the Parish into East and West Feliciana in 1824. This building has been owned by the Jackson Assembly since 1969.Map (db m93350) HM
59Louisiana (Natchitoches Parish), Natchitoches — The American Cemetery
Originally this was the site of the relocated Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the first formal burial ground at the Natchitoches Post. Graves date from the middle eighteenth century and represent the following French, Spanish and American founders. . . . Map (db m106116) HM
60Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Old Ursuline Convent1749-1753
. . . Map (db m51297) HM
61Louisiana (Ouachita Parish), Monroe — St. Matthew Catholic Church
. . . Map (db m150279) HM
62Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Churchton — Site of First Quaker Regional Gathering
Site of First Quaker Regional Gathering In Maryland By George Fox in 1672 Ann of Arundell Chapter, MD. National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century 1999 Map (db m65888) HM
63Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Edgewater — Tobacco Barn
Tobacco barn built c.1720 at Hockley-in-the-Hole Plantation.Map (db m3421) HM
64Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Gambrills — Linthicum WalksGambrills, MD.
Part of 1672 Land Grant to Evan Davis. House begun c.1780 by Thomas Linthicum. Enlarged c.1840.Map (db m137925) HM
65Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Pasadena — Hancock's ResolutionBuilt c. 1785
Recorded on the National Register of Historic Places 1975. Second Marker (inside the facility): Hancock's Resolution Unusual for its stone construction, this house was built c1785 by Stephen & Belinda Ridgely Hancock, a . . . Map (db m9064) HM
66Maryland (Baltimore), Downtown Baltimore — Saint Paul's ParishEstablished 1692
Mother Church of BaltimoreMap (db m166952) HM
67Maryland (Dorchester County), Cambridge — Meredith Housec. 1760
Once a focal point of a large farm as LaGrange, Meredith House is is one of the few remaining Georgian houses in Cambridge. Purchased by the Dorchester County Historical Society in 1959, the house is furnished with antiques reflecting the heritage . . . Map (db m3967) HM
68Maryland (Howard County), Woodstock — Mt. Pleasant1692 - 1992
Home of the Browns of Howard County, descendants of the original settler Thomas Browne (the Patuxent Ranger) who was commissioned in 1692 to survey this area of then Anne Arundel County.Map (db m168880) HM
69Michigan (Arenac County), Standish — Historic Standish Depot
. . . Map (db m123979) HM
70Mississippi (Claiborne County), Port Gibson — Port Gibson City HallBuilt in 1838 by Presbyterians to house Port Gibson Academy
Methodists assumed ownership and the Academy was chartered as Port Gibson Collegiate Academy in 1854, becoming Port Gibson Female College in 1881. The school closed in 1928. On December 21, 1933 deeds were filed in the courthouse . . . Map (db m139047) HM
71Mississippi (Harrison County), Biloxi — The Biloxi Lighthouse1848
The only active Mississippi lighthouse to survive the devastating hurricanes of 1906, 1947, 1969 and 2005.Map (db m162773) HM
72Missouri (Lincoln County), Moscow Mills — Shapley Ross HouseBuilt Circa 1820
A rare example of stone masonry constructed residence. Interior Millwork shows Adam influence.Map (db m149773) HM
73New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — British Raid on Crosswicks Creek
Waters of Crosswicks Creek and the Delaware River join below. 22 vessels at Bordentown and 4 at White Hill were among the 44 that were destroyed in a British raid on May 8, 1778. All were trapped in the Upper Delaware when the British took . . . Map (db m5336) HM
74New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Hoskins House1796 - 1797
Built by master bricklayer John Hoskins, Jr., the Federal-Style House is constructed of Flemish Bond brick. The facade focal point is the broken pediment entry with paneled pilasters, and round arched fanlight. Restored in 1983, it typifies 18th . . . Map (db m160102) HM
75New Jersey (Burlington County), Moorestown — Smith-Cadbury Mansion
Oldest center portion c. 1738, with later additions 1760’s, the Smith Mansion and 160 acre farm, which hosted Lafayette during the American Revolution, was also raided by Hessian troops. Presented 19 October 2000 The Rancocas Valley Chapter . . . Map (db m35879) HM
76New Jersey (Cape May County), North Wildwood — Hereford Inlet Lighthouse1874
This plaque was presented on June 3, 2006 by the New Jersey Sarah Soper Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century to recognize the unique architecture of the building and its importance as an aid to navigation.Map (db m46294) HM
77New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Old Grace ChurchCirca 1844 — Designated Landmark —
( Left Plaque : ) National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Long Island Chapter Commends the preservation of Old Grace Church Historic Complex Burial site of first colonial settlers Major Thomas Jones (d. 1713) and wife Freelove . . . Map (db m65154) HM
78North Carolina (Guilford County), High Point — Oldest Colonial Trail
Ancient Indian Warrior / Trading Path. A branch passed through Guilford Co. here, ran from the Great Lakes to Georgia. Used by Colonists in Indian Treaty br 1744 but traveled after 1745 at their own risk. Most heavily traveled Early American Road. . . . Map (db m34925) HM
79Ohio (Brown County), Georgetown — Grant Schoolhouse State Memorial
Built circa 1829, Georgetown, Ohio. As a young boy Ulysses Grant attended classes at this site between 1829 and 1835.Map (db m166307) HM
80Ohio (Clermont County), Williamsburg — Last Indian Battle
Last Indian Battle fought March 16, 1792 on the south bank of East Fork Creek near the mouth of Grassy Run Clermont County Tecumseh Shawnee Chjef, known as “Blazing Star”, and Simon Kenton, a scout, were engaged in a sharp . . . Map (db m95462) HM
81Ohio (Columbiana County), North Georgetown — Stage Coach InnWestern Inn
. . . Map (db m123247) HM
82Ohio (Coshocton County), West Lafayette — Old Stone Fort
Ohio Society National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Old Stone Fort believed to have been built by De’Iberville, LaSalle’s successor, who built French forts in the Mississippi Valley, 1679 to 1689. He located one northeast . . . Map (db m89216) HM
83Ohio (Defiance County), Hicksville — St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1875 National Historical Site Marked in 1990 Hicksville Historical Society & Capt. George Athey Chpt., CDXVIICMap (db m53221) HM
84Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Shrum Indian Mound
. . . Map (db m36869) HM
85Ohio (Marion County), Caledonia — Owl Creek Trail
This trail, also know as the Old war trace, connected Upper Sandusky and Mt. Vernon through Caledonia, Mt. Gilead, and Fredericktown. The route continued to Newcomertown by way of Owl Creek (Kokoshing River) and White Woman (Walhoning) River. . . . Map (db m97069) HM
86Ohio (Marion County), Prospect — Greenville Treaty Boundary Line
. . . Map (db m44308) HM
87Oklahoma (Muskogee County), Muskogee — Union AgencyIndian Territory — Erected 1875 —
Dedicated as historical site October 15, 1986Map (db m108938) HM
88Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Marple Township — 1696 Massey House
Thomas Massey left England on the ketch "Endeavor" arriving at Upland (Chester) 1683. Married Phebe Taylor 1692, bought 900 acres in Marple Township and build this brick house in 1696.Map (db m81574) HM
89Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Tripp House
Isaac Tripp built his original log house in 1771. Six generations of Tripp descendants have lived here. The earliest section was built during the American Revolution, enlarged in 1786, remodeled to Federal style in 1812, and embellished . . . Map (db m152228) HM
90Pennsylvania (Union County), Mifflinburg — Mifflinburg Buggy Museum
William A. Heiss operated a successful coach making business from 1884 to 1920. He operated one of ninety separate buggy factories in Mifflinburg. His factory is the only intact 19th century factory open to the public in the United States. The . . . Map (db m180460) HM
91South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — 2-26 — Original Survey of Aiken
The town of Aiken, on land donated by Mr. Beverly M. Rodgers to the S.C. Rail Road in 1834, was laid out around a core of 27 city blocks bounded by Edgefield and Park Aves. and Newberry and Williamsburg Sts. This area was surveyed by civil . . . Map (db m29613) HM
92South Carolina (Anderson County), Easley — 4-24 — Pickens Cemetery
This land, Cherokee territory until 1777, became the final resting place after the American Revolution for early pioneers who settled the area. A number of soldiers of the Revolution are buried here including Robert Pickens, who served in the . . . Map (db m9087) HM
93South Carolina (Beaufort County), Beaufort — Dr. Henry Woodward, Surgeon 1646-1686(First Permanent Settler of South Carolina)
Arrived Port Royal (Beaufort) 1666 with Robert Sanford's Expedition exploring the area. He remained with Indians and learned their language. Captured by Spanish, he escaped; later returned guiding the Port Royal Colony. On his advice the . . . Map (db m144230) HM
94South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Robert Gibbes1644-1715
Early Barbadian supporter of the settlement of South Carolina Colonial Governor 1710-1712 Proprietor's Deputy Chief Justice of South Carolina Member of 1st Assembly Colonel South Carolina Militia Sent South Carolina Militia to aid North . . . Map (db m27505) HM
95South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-3 — Thomas SmithGovernor of Carolina — 1693~1694 —
Planter, Merchant, Surgeon, arrived in Charles Town in 1684 with his first wife, Barbara Atkins, and sons, Thomas and George. A cacique by 1690, he was created Landgrave by the Lords Proprietors on May 13, 1691. He died in his 46th year on . . . Map (db m19107) HM
96South Carolina (Charleston County), North Charleston — 10-17 — The Elms Plantation
Ralph Izard inherited The Elms after his father's death in 1749. During the Revolution he provided financial support to the Patriot cause. He also served as a foreign diplomat, advisor to George Washington, and US senator. The Elms, which remained . . . Map (db m39037) HM
97South Carolina (Charleston County), Rantowles — 10-36 — St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard
St. Paul's, Stono St. Paul’s Parish, one of the ten original parishes of colonial S.C., was created by the Church Act of 1706. The first parish church was built in 1708 on a bluff overlooking the Stono River. The parsonage and outbuildings were . . . Map (db m39900) HM
98South Carolina (Darlington County), Darlington — Site of First Methodist Church
The First Methodist Church was built in 1831 on land donated by Moses Sanders in 1830. This was five years before Darlington was chartered. It was a plain barn like building, not plastered or ceiled. A great revival was held in the church was held . . . Map (db m60606) HM
99South 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
100South Carolina (Florence County), Florence — 21-1 — Moses S. Haynsworth
Born in Darlington District in 1845, this Confederate War veteran witnessed the firing attack on the Union steamer Star of the West, as it attempted to reinforce Ft. Sumter Jan. 9, 1861. He participated in skirmishes at Tullifinny River near . . . Map (db m38019) HM

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