“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

South Carolina, Saluda County Historical Commission Historical Markers

Jacob Odom House Marker Looking West image, Touch for more information
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
Jacob Odom House Marker Looking West
South Carolina (Saluda County), Monetta — 41-3 — Jacob Odom House
This site, approximately halfway between Augusta and Columbia, was the location of Jacob Odom's house, where George Washington spent the night of May 21, 1791, on his trip northward through South Carolina. His escort at this time consisted of . . . — Map (db m7115) HM
South Carolina (Saluda County), Ninety Six — 41-5 — Lucinda Horn
At Chestnut Hill Baptist Church is the grave of Lucinda Horn, Confederate War heroine, wife of Cornelius Horn and mother of William Horn, both members of Company K, 14th S.C. Volunteers. She accompanied her husband and son to the . . . — Map (db m12967) HM
South 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
South 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 . . . — Map (db m53068) HM
South 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
South 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

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