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Williamston, South Carolina Historical Markers

 
Original Big Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone image, Touch for more information
By Brian Scott, June 4, 2008
Original Big Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — 4-3 — Big Creek Baptist Church — 2 Miles South
One of the oldest congregations and the mother of several others in Anderson County, it was organized in 1788 by Elder Moses Holland who served as pastor for 41 years. Dr. James Bruton Gambrell's mother was a member here. Soldiers of five wars . . . — Map (db m8441) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — 4-8 — Confederate Skirmish
On May 1, 1865, cadets from the Arsenal Academy at Columbia, under Capt. John Peyre Thomas, who were en route from Greenville to Newberry to be disbanded, met a band of Stoneman's raiders near here in one of the last engagements of the war, which . . . — Map (db m8395) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — Gist Rifles Monument
. . . — Map (db m19663) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — West Allen Williams
In Memory of West Allen Williams 1804 - 1857 Founded Williamston Donor of Spring & Park ----- He said This Water Shall by Forever Free to All People — Map (db m15795) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — West Allen Williams Memorial Gravesite"To All Who May Come...Remember"
"Embraced by the gratitude of an entire community and held in the love and admiration of a descended family, here rests the earthen tabernacles of our beloved founder, West Allen Williams, and family. Reverently moved from a forgotten cemetery a . . . — Map (db m19714) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — WilliamstonSaratoga of the South
A South Carolina "Spa" In 1852, following the discovery of a "healing" spring and the announcement that the railroad was going to be running through the area, the Town of Williamston was chartered. In time, lots were sold for houses to be . . . — Map (db m15719) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — Williamston 9-11 Monument
. . . — Map (db m19720) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — 4-16 — Williamston Female College
This college was founded Feb. 12, 1872, by the Reverend Samuel Lander, D.D., Methodist minister. On this site stood the college building until 1939. The school was removed to Greenwood, S.C., Sept. 27, 1904, becoming Lander College, in honor of . . . — Map (db m8440) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Williamston — Williamston Municipal Center
This site and the one directly in front, Mineral Spring Park, which was donated by West Allen Williams in 1842, formed the nucleus for the new Town of Mineral Springs. In 1852, the town received its charter and the name was changed to Williamston . . . — Map (db m19733) HM

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