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By Brian Scott, November 28, 2008
Oconee State Park Marker
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-10 — Forsyth Park
In the 1840s, William Brown Hodgson (1801-1871) conceived the idea of setting aside ten acres of wooded land at this site for development of Savannah's first recreational park. It was named for former Georgia Governor John Forsyth (1780-1841). . . . — Map (db m6092) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-85 — Joseph Vallence Bevan (1798-1830)
Georgia's First Official Historian There was "None, No None!" reads the epitaph on this tomb. "Against Whose Name the Recording Angel Would More Reluctantly Have Written Down Condemnation." Born at Dublin, Ireland.son of a Georgia . . . — Map (db m5551) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 026-23 — Pulaski Monument
The monument erected in this Square to the memory of General Casimir Pulaski, who fell at Savannah in the cause of American Independence, was completed in 1854. The corner-stone was laid, with impressive ceremonies, October 11, 1853 - the 74th . . . — Map (db m5482) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-7 — Savannah Waterfront
The colony of Georgia began on Savannah's waterfront in 1733. The riverfront has always played an important role in Georgia, whether as a colonial port, exporter of cotton, or tourist destination. The first commercial house below the bluff opened in . . . — Map (db m4900) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Winfield — 36-03 — Shiloh Methodist Church — »—→
Shiloh Methodist Church, the outgrowth of the earliest known Methodist place of worship in this community, has had a church building on this site for over 125 years. Originally, services started by a local hermit "who lived by a spring," were . . . — Map (db m27067) HM
Georgia (Elbert County), Elberton — 052-12 — "Old Dan Tucker" — >>>-- 6 mi. -->
Rev. Daniel Tucker owned a large plantation on the Savannah River and is buried near his old homesite, “Point Lookout,” six miles from here. Born in Virginia, February 14, 1744, Daniel Tucker came here to take up a land grant. A . . . — Map (db m38575) HM
Georgia (Glascock County), Gibson — Glascock County National Bicentennial Monument
1776 - 1976 [Crossed U.S. and Georgia Flags] By the Citizens & Friends of Glascock County in Commemoration of Our Nation's Two Hundredth Birthday — Map (db m90543) HM
Georgia (Hart County), Hartwell — Hart County Veterans of Foreign Wars Monument
In Honor and Memory of All Hart County Veterans of Foreign Wars by V.F.W. & Ladies Auxiliary Post 8076 [V.F.W. Cross of Malta] Map (db m51285) WM
Georgia (Hart County), Hartwell — The Broken V — 1959 Vietnam 1975
Center The Broken V Symbolizes The Casualties Broken Dreams. Promises and Plans Dedicated November 15, 1987 by Hart County Citizens to Honor The memory of the Six Hart County Men whose patronage never dimmed: Whose Loyalty never . . . — Map (db m21387) WM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-2 — Lincoln County
Lincoln County was created by Act of Feb. 20, 1796 from Wilkes County. It was named for Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) of Hingham, Mass., who held the Chief Command of the Southern Department in the Continental Army. In 1781 he became . . . — Map (db m46887) HM
Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — Stephen County Fallen Veterans Monument
We dedicate this symbol to keep forever living the freedom for which these men gave their lives. — Map (db m63335) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Muster Roll of Company H, 22nd Regiment — Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. — Warren County, Georgia ("Gardner Volunteers")
The second company from Warren County met under the Oak Tree in the corner of the Methodist Churchyard. They boarded the mule car at the station where the church now stands and were drawn to Camak where they entrained for Augusta. The company was . . . — Map (db m90443) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Tignall — 157-22 — Clarke’s Creek Encampment
At Clarke’s Creek, near here, on the night of February 13, 1779, American troops commanded by Col. Elijah Clark, Col. John Dooley and Col. Andrew Pickens, encamped. Very early the next morning, they launched a surprise attack on the British . . . — Map (db m46840) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Cleveland's Corner — c. 1840
Built by Aaron A. Cleveland for his mercantile establishment. Late 19th Century, owned by entrepreneur T.M. Green. — Map (db m93834) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — First Building
First building constructed after the Great Fire of 1895 which destroyed the entire west square business district. — Map (db m93768) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-2 — Historic Dugas Home
This home was built by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Dugas, French refugees from Santo Domingo, in the early 1790s. Here, until 1810, Mrs. Dugas conducted the Boarding School for Select Young Ladies which was attended by the daughters of many of Georgia’s . . . — Map (db m31779) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-30 — Home of Robert Toombs
This was the home of Robert Toombs -- planter, lawyer, and distinguished Southern statesman. Born July 2, 1810, Robert Toombs was educated at Franklin College, Georgia, at Union College, New York, and at the University of Virginia. He was a member . . . — Map (db m25582) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — One of Washington's Oldest Houses
Circa 1795 one of Washington's oldest houses built here by Benjamin Branham. Now located two blocks directly south. — Map (db m93970) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Post Office
1884 The New Washington Post Office Also served as Mrs. Bode's Confectionery — Map (db m93833) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — The White House
One of Washington's Oldest Taverns The White House Was Located Here Charles Bolton Purchased the Tavern in 1820 from Thomas W. Sims — Map (db m93969) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-28 — Walnut Hill Academy
Walnut Hill Academy, one of the famous schools of its time, was established in 1788 by the Rev. John Springer, in a building erected close to his house on this plantation. Among the Students taught by Mr. Springer at the Academy were John . . . — Map (db m25588) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
(Front of Monument): OHIO 28th Infantry Commanded by Lieut. Col. Gottfried Becker Crooks (2d) Brigade Kanawha Division Ninth Army Corps Army of the Potomac (Rear of Monument): This Regiment was conducted by Gen. Crook on a . . . — Map (db m6572) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 7th Regiment Pennsylvania — Reserve Volunteer Infantry
36th Regiment in line, 2nd Brigade. 3rd Division, 1st Corps. Organized June 26, 1861. Mustered out June 16, 1864. The regiment arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 16, 1862. Formed at this point on the morning of the 17th. Advanced . . . — Map (db m5900) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 8th Ohio Regiment
(Front): Ohio 8th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Lieut. Col. Franklin Sawyer 1st Brigade Gen. Nathan Kimball 3rd Division Gen. W. H. French 2nd Corps, Gen. Edwin V. Sumner Army of the Potomac On this field Ohio's sons sacrificed life . . . — Map (db m5493) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 372 — Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division
C.S.A. Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division, Major R.L. Walker, Commanding, (September 17, 1862.) Four batteries of this battalion were engaged. McIntosh's (South Carolina) Battery came on the field about 2:30 p.m. and went into position . . . — Map (db m6761) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 106 — Battery E, 2nd U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery E, 2nd U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Samuel E. Benjamin, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 16-17, 1862.) On the morning of September 16, Benjamin's Battery took position on the ridge bordering the Antietam, above the Burnside Bridge, engaged . . . — Map (db m6722) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 9 — First Army Corps — Christian's Brigade, Rickett's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps Christian's Brigade, Rickett's Division, Col. W.A. Christian, 26th New York, Commanding. Organization. 26th and 94th New York, 88th and 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Christian's Brigade advanced from . . . — Map (db m5711) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 4 — First Army Corps — Hoffmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Hoffmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division. Lieut. Col. J. Wm. Hoffman, 56th Penn. Inf., Commanding. Organization. 7th Indiana Infantry. 76th New York Infantry. 95th New York Infantry. 56th Pennsylvania Infantry. September . . . — Map (db m5828) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 1 — First Army Corps
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, Commanding. September 16, 1862. The First Army Corps moved from its bivouac near Keedysville at 2 p.m. on Sept 16. Doubleday's Division crossed the Antietam at Pry's Ford; Rickett's and Meade's . . . — Map (db m5918) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 110 — First Army Corps — Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division, Brigadier General M.R. Patrick, Commanding. Organization. 21st, 23d, 35th and 80th New York Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the morning of the 17th, Patrick's Brigade . . . — Map (db m6162) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 117 — Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Brig. Gen. Geo. S. Greene, Commanding, (September 17, 1862.) Tyndale's and Stainrook's Brigades of Greene's Division formed line about 8 a.m., a short distance beyond the East Woods and, advancing to . . . — Map (db m5792) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Hexamer's (New Jersey) Battery
September 17, 1862 —————— From a position about 60 yards south of this point the battery, between 2 and 3 p.m., engaged and silenced the Confederate artillery around the Dunkard Church. — Map (db m6036) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 349 — Jackson's Command — Field's Brigade, Hill's Light Division.
C.S.A. Field's Brigade, Hill's Light Division, Col. John M. Brockenbrough, 40th Virginia Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 40th Virginia Infantry, 47th Virginia Infantry, 55th Virginia Infantry, 22d Virginia Infantry. September 17, 1862. . . . — Map (db m6762) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 330 — Longstreet's Command — Law's Brigade, Hood's Division
C.S.A. Longstreet's Command, Law's Brigade, Hood's Division, Colonel E.M. Law, 4th Alabama, Commanding, Organization. 4th Alabama Infantry, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, 6th North Carolina Infantry, 11th Mississippi Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) . . . — Map (db m5786) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 329 — Longstreet's Command — Law's Brigade, Hood's Division
C.S.A. Longstreet's Command. Law's Brigade, Hood's Division. Col. E.M. Law, 4th Alabama Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 4th Alabama Infantry, 6th North Carolina Infantry, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, 11th Mississippi Infantry. September 16, . . . — Map (db m5811) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Philadelphia Brigade Park
During the fighting in the West Woods, the Philadelphia Brigade, commanded by Gen. O.O. Howard, lost more than 550 men in about twenty minutes of combat. Thirty years later the Philadelphia Brigade Association purchased eleven acres for their . . . — Map (db m20625) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 114 — Twelfth Army Corps — Goodrich's Brigade, Green's Division
U.S.A. Twelfth Army Corps. Goodrich's Brigade, Green's Division, Col. W.B. Goodrich, 60th New York, Commanding. Organization. 3d Delaware Infantry, 60th New York Infantry, Purnell Legion, Maryland Infantry, 78th New York Infantry. (September 17, . . . — Map (db m6326) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 28 — William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Williams' Division moved from the Line and Hoffman Farms at daylight on the 17th, formed line at 7 a.m. near the North Woods, and . . . — Map (db m5961) HM
New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Military Route
Military Route of the Sullivan-Clinton army on its campaign against the British and Indians of Western New York in 1779 — Map (db m43904) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — 107th New York Volunteers — 1861-1865
(Front):107 N.Y. Vols. Antietam Chancellorsville Gettysburg Resaca New Hope Church 1861-1865 (Left Side):Pine Knob Culp's Farm Kenesaw Mountain Peach Tree Creek Siege of Atlanta (Right Side):Sherman's March Siege of . . . — Map (db m32322) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A Civil Rights Victory — The CCC At Newtown
Newtown Battlefield Preservation has a special place in the history of African Americans' struggle for equality in the United States. When 180 young African-American men of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1251 arrived to work on . . . — Map (db m90317) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864-65 — Civil War
12,123 Confederate soldiers were held on 30 acres from here, east Ό mile and south to the Chemung River — Map (db m31365) HM
New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Horseheads
In 1779 near this spot General John Sullivan mercifully disposed of his pack horses worn out by faithful service in the campaign against the Six Nations of the Iroquois. —————— The first white . . . — Map (db m90382) HM
New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. — Map (db m90383) HM
New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Line Occupied - Rifle Corps
Line occupied Rifle Corps under General Hand at opening of battle August 29, 1779 — Map (db m33326) HM
New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Soldiers of the American Revolution — Buried in this Cemetery
Libertas et Patria Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in this Cemetery Lt. Israel Parshall Pa. • Lt. Christopher Denn Pa. Sgt. Daniel McDowell Pa. • Sgt. Alexander Murry N.Y. Pvt. Abraham Brewer N.Y. • Pvt. John Brewer N.Y. Pvt. Thomas . . . — Map (db m33359) HM
New York (Chemung County), Millford — In Honor of Major General John Sullivan
On the pinnacle near this site, the Movable Lodge of Free Masons, connected with the army of Major General John Sullivan of New Hampshire held a command under a large oak tree, while on a military expedition against the Six Nations of . . . — Map (db m90390) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 10th New York Cavalry
(Front): 10th New York Cavalry 2rd. Brig. 2nd. Div. Cavalry Corps July 2nd. 1863 3 to 8 P.M.(Back):Casualties Killed 2. Wounded 4. Missing 3. Total Loss 9. — Map (db m9469) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 3rd Indiana Cavalry — 1st Brigade, 1st Division — Cavalry Corps
(Front):July 1, 1863 3rd Ind. Cavalry Col. Geo. H. Chapman Comdg. 1st Brigade. 1st Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac. 3d Ind. Cav. (Left):Enrolled July 25, 1861. For three years or during the war. 3d. Ind. Cav. 1st. Brigade . . . — Map (db m15360) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Continuing a Tradition: Freemasonry at Gettysburg
The Right Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania laid and dedicated the cornerstone of the first battlefield monument on July 4, 1865. That Soldier's National Monument is located on the grounds of the Soldiers' . . . — Map (db m16907) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Elsie Singmaster
Born at Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, Elsie Singmaster came to Gettysburg in 1901 where her father taught and served as president of the Seminary. A prolific writer for almost 50 years, Elsie Singmaster authored more than 300 short stories and . . . — Map (db m66711) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Hardaway Alabama Artillery — Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve McIntosh's Battalion Hurt's Battery Hardaway Alabama Artillery Two Whitworth 3 inch Rifles July 1 The Whitworths were in position to the right of the Chambersburg Pike near the position of . . . — Map (db m17986) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — McGregor's Battery - Beckham's Battalion — Stuart's Horse Artillery — Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Horse Artilery Beckham's Battalion McGregor's Battery Two Napoleons and two 3 inch Rifles July 3 The Battery took an active part in the fight arriving about 2 p.m. and keeping up its fire until the ample supply . . . — Map (db m9426) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Robertson's Brigade — Stuart's Cavalry Division — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Robertson's Brigade 4th. and 5th. North Carolina Cavalry July 1 The Brigade crossed the Potomac at Williamsport, Md. and marched to Greencastle, Pa. July 2 Marched from Greencastle Pa. . . . — Map (db m15177) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Rodes's Division — Second Army Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Second Army Corps Rodes's Division Maj. Gen. R.E. Rodes Daniel's Brigade Brig. Gen. Junius Daniel Doles's Brigade Brig. Gen. George Doles Iverson's Brigade Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson Ramseur's Brigade Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m15446) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Army Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Second Army Corps Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell Early's Division Major General Jubal A. Early Johnson's Division Major General Edward Johnson Rodes's Division Major General R.E. Rodes Artillery Reserve Eight . . . — Map (db m15378) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade — Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps — Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Horse Artillery Second Brigade Capt. John C. Tidball 1st U.S. Batteries E and G Capt. Alanson M. Randol July 2d and 3d with cavalry on right under Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg 1st U.S. Battery K Capt. William M. . . . — Map (db m9170) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Soldier’s National Monument
(Front):Gettysburg July 1.2.3. 1863 ——— (Back): "It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us - that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they . . . — Map (db m64853) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The American Legion Tablet
The American Legion prays for peace -- but peace with honor! We pray that mankind will accept as a basis for this peace the trinity of religious, political and social freedom won in the American Revolution, preserved in the Civil War, protected in . . . — Map (db m16875) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 10 — The Cupola
On the late morning of June 30, 1863, Union General John Buford galloped into town with 3,000 cavalrymen. They established a camp in this vicinity and prepared to defend the town. On the eve of the battle, 13-year-old Lydia Ziegler climbed into . . . — Map (db m66686) HM WM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Volunteer Brigade — Artillery Reserve — Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Artillery Reserve Third Volunteer Brigade Capt. James F. Huntington 1st New Hampshire Battery Capt. Frederick M. EdgellJuly 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Hill. 1st Ohio Battery H Lieut. George W. NortonJuly 2d and 3d . . . — Map (db m16815) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-3 — Bowie Family Memorial
Erected by the descendants of Abraham Bowie, born in Scotland and settled in Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland, about 1700 A.D. The family of his grandson Rhody Bowie, moved to Abbeville County, South Carolina about 1800. Eli . . . — Map (db m9338) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — First Secession Meeting Columns
Northwest "Lord God of Hosts, Be With Us Yet, Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget On the hillside in the rear of this memorial on November 22, 1860, the first organized secession meeting was held. On that day the ancient . . . — Map (db m11691) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Harbison College President's Home
The National Register of Historic Places: Harbison College President's Home — Map (db m37607) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-8 — Maj. Thomas D. Howie — The Major of St. Lτ
[Front]: Birthplace of Thomas Dry Howie (1908–1944), World War II hero famous as “The Major of St. Lτ,” Abbeville High School, Class of 1925. The Citadel, Class of 1929, where he was an all-state football player and was . . . — Map (db m9344) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-14 — Secession Hill
[Front]: On November 22, 1860, a mass meeting on this site was one of the first held in the South after Abraham Lincoln’s election as president on November 6. A procession from the town square, numbering 2,000 to 3,000, made its way to a . . . — Map (db m41700) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Donalds — Templeton-Drake Cabin ca. 1764
Dedicated to Jane Byrd Wilson Sept. 19,1939 - March 17, 2000 She worked to preserve the valuable heritage of the Boonesborough Township — Map (db m12103) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Donalds — The Donalds Grange No. 497 — Patrons of Husbandry and Literacy
The Donalds Grange No. 497 is significant for both its architecture and its contribution to the social development of the community and Abbeville County. For these reasons, Donalds Grange No. 497, Patrons of Husbandry, was entered into the . . . — Map (db m12112) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Battle of Aiken
Near this spot on February 11, 1865 was fought one of the final Confederate victories of the War Between The States. Federal Cavalry commanded by Major General Hugh Judson Kirkpatrick were attacked by Confederate Cavalry commanded by . . . — Map (db m10061) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — The One Room Schoolhouse
Originally located in China Springs, near Aiken, and believed to have been built in the 1890's this schoolhouse was given to the Aiken County Historical Commission by Mrs. Guerin Hermann of Sandersville, Georgia in 1975. The one room . . . — Map (db m63475) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — 2-1 — The S.C. Railroad
The tracks of the S.C. Railroad, operated by the S.C. Canal & Railroad Company, ran here from 1833 to the 1850s. The company, chartered in 1827, began constructing a 136-mile long line from Charleston to Hamburg (near North Augusta) in 1830. . . . — Map (db m36676) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Fire Fighters Memorial
Remembering those that gave their lives protecting people and property ---------- "...We are the defenders from fire, of the art which has beautified the world, the product of the genius of man and the means of refinement of mankind. But, . . . — Map (db m19915) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Flat Rock Cemetery Veterans Monument
Serving Country and Jesus Christ Veterans Who Are buried in Flat Rock Cemetery [Left Column] Harry Drake, Daniel Y. Culbertson, J.C. Culbertson, Luther M. Borders, John T Neims, Charles A. Thornton, Berry Faine, Edward . . . — Map (db m54779) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — In Honor and Remembrance
In Honor and Remembrance of the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001 and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans. — Map (db m19891) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — McGee Harness Shop
The McGee Harness Shop was located on the corner of West Benson Street in downtown Anderson. Mr. James L. McGee was listed in the 1905 Anderson City Directory as a dealer in stock, buggies, wagons, and harnesses. By 1910, the small shop located . . . — Map (db m42151) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Portman Dam and Power Plant
[Front Marker]: In 1889, the City of Anderson contracted with a 26 year old native son, an engineering graduate of the University of South Carolina, to build a steam power plant and water system for the city. Keeping up with the . . . — Map (db m10697) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — World War I and II Veterans
i>[Front] In honor of the World War veterans of Anderson County, 1914-1918 Erected by the American Legion Auxiliary W.H. Hudgens Unit No. 14 1933 [Reverse] In honor of the World War veterans of Anderson . . . — Map (db m10673) WM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Pendleton — 4-29 — Clement Hoffman Stevens
[Front]: Confederate Brig. Gen. Clement H. Stevens (1821-1864) is buried nearby in the Bee family plot. Born in Connecticut, Stevens moved to S.C. after his father's death in 1836. In 1861 he invented the first ironclad battery, which . . . — Map (db m9680) 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
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Barnwell — “The Sundial”
The oldest known device for the measurement of time, a sundial indicates time by the position of the shadow of a gnomon cast by the sun on the face of a dial marked in hours. The gnonon is a flat piece of metal in the center of the dial with . . . — Map (db m9000) HM
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Barnwell — Barnwell Army Airfield
Barnwell Army Airfield was built to serve as a satellite base to the Columbia Army Air Base during WWII. Construction of the Barnwell base began in September, 1942, with the first plane landing three weeks later. The base was completed . . . — Map (db m28900) HM
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Barnwell — Barnwell County Revolutionary War Monument
To Honor The Memory of Those Soldier From Barnwell County Who Gave Their Services In The Revolutionary War — Map (db m95298) HM
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Healing Springs — God’s Acre Healing Springs
Deeded To Almighty God To Be Used By The Sick And Afflicted By L.P. Lute Boylston July 21, 1944 "The most precious piece of earth I have ever owned" Map (db m8800) HM
South Carolina (Beaufort County), Parris Island — Jean Ribault Monument
Here stood Charlesfort, built 1562 by Jean Ribault for Admiral Coligny. A Refuge for Hugunenots and to the glory of France. Erected 1925 by the Government of the United States of America to mark the first stronghold of France on this . . . — Map (db m21687) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 58 Tradd Street — Cleland-Wells House — circa 1760
This three-story stuccoed single house was constructed circa 1760 by Charleston physician Dr. William Cleland as a residence for his son William. After William's death the property was purchased in 1778 by Scottish ιmigrι Robert Wells, . . . — Map (db m48141) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 73 Church Street — Brewton-Dale-Pinckney House — circa 1716
Colonel Miles Brewton I, (1675-1745), was one of the original founding members of Charles Towne. A wealthy Charleston "goldsmith" (banker), provincial powder receiver, built this stucco-over brick house circa 1716-33 (near the center of the old . . . — Map (db m50442) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Blake Tenements
The National Register of Historic Places Blake Tenements South Carolina Department of Archives and History — Map (db m47767) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Calhoun
This marble for thirty four years covered the tomb of Calhoun in the Western Churchyard. It has been placed here by the Vestry near the spot there he remains were interred during the siege of Charleston from which spot they were afterwards . . . — Map (db m48142) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — County of Charleston Historic Courthouse
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Second Bank of the United States
[Top Marker] This Building Erected in 1817 for a branch of the Second Bank of the United States was acquired in 1835, and has been occupied continuously since that date by the Bank of Charleston whose name was changed in . . . — Map (db m47784) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Still On Patrol — USS Amberjack Memorial
Still On Patrol –– • –– U.S. Navy Submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 Officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 U.S. Submarines still on "patrol." (Relief of . . . — Map (db m19211) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Thirteen - Inch Mortar
This mortar and its three mates were first used by Federal troops for the bombardment of Fort Sumter in October, 1863. They may well form the world's largest collection of this type weapon. — Map (db m47473) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Thomas Bee's House — 94 Church Street — circa 1730
Thomas Bee, a leader in the colonial government and a patriot of the Revolution, built this fine house about 1730. A later owner was Governor Joseph Alston and his wife, Theodosia, daughter of Aaron Burr. She was mysteriously lost . . . — Map (db m47910) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — William Mills Tenement — c. 1801
The builder of this tenement, William Mills, was born in Dundee, Scotland, and became a prosperous tailor and planter in Charleston. He was the father of Robert Mills, pupil of Thomas Jefferson and America's first native . . . — Map (db m50481) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — Cherokee County Veterans Monument
World War I Allen, Landrum • Allen, Loyd • Bobo, Jesse • Burgess, Arthur • Camp, Oscar • Chesney, Coke T. • Collins, Ed • Crocker, Alexander • Dickson, Leander T. • Dowdle, Glenn • Edwards, Arthur • Ellis, Grier • Gallman, Richard . . . — Map (db m11166) WM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — Colonel Howard's Misunderstood Order
After firing twice, the militia retreated behind the Continentals who were awaiting the British advance in this area. British reinforcements, Fraser's 71st Highlanders, threatened the Continentals' right flank. Lt. Col. Howard ordered his right . . . — Map (db m13031) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — Gaffney Cornerstone
A stone located on the northeast corner of this intersection commemorates the point from which the streets of the town of Gaffney were laid out in 1873. — Map (db m23941) HM
South Carolina (Chester County), Chester — Aaron Burr Rock
In 1806 Aaron Burr, while passing through Chester a prisoner, dismounted on this rock and appealed in vain to the citizens for help. — Map (db m14273) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Andrew Pickens — November 13, 1779 - July 1, 1838 — Governor 1816-1818
The son of General Andrew Pickens, he served as a Colonel in the War of 1812. During his term as Governor, there was considerable focus on building roads and canals in the state. His son, Francis W. Pickens, was also Governor of . . . — Map (db m12877) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — 19-3 — First Baptist Church / Village Cemetery
First Baptist Church Founded in 1823 as Edgefield Baptist Church, with Basil Manly, Sr., Pastor, Matthew Mims, Clerk, and Arthur Simkins, Moderator, this church led in the establishment here in 1826 of Furman Academy and Theological . . . — Map (db m12671) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — George McDuffie — August 10, 1790 - March 11, 1851 — Governor 1834-1836
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South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Oakley Park Museum — Witness to Edgefield's Social and Political History
Oakley Park was built in 1835 by a prosperous Edgefield planter, Daniel Bird. In 1841, Bird's son was tragically killed in a shoot-out in front of the Edgefield County Courthouse. Suffering great sorrow at his loss, Bird sold his home and left town . . . — Map (db m12410) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Original Site of Furman Academy
1826 Original site of Furman Academy and Theological Institution. Marked by the Old 96 District Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. 1926 — Map (db m12702) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield Center — Originally Adams' Warehouse
W.W. Adams, a prosperous Edgefield merchant and longtime Edgefield mayor, built this building in 1907 as a warehouse to serve the needs of cotton founders. The Edgefield Chronicle noted in that year: "The great brick warehouse of Mr. W.W. . . . — Map (db m12939) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Georgetown — Belle W. Baruch — (1899 - 1964)
Belle Wilcox Baruch, with great love and foresight for Hobcaw Barony, provided a plan that enables generations of people to understand and learn from Hobcaw's forests, marshes, and beaches. In 1936, Bellefield Plantation became Belle's winter . . . — Map (db m39643) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Cleveland — Tommy Wyche
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South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Eve
In Mermory of Eve The First Woman — Map (db m19297) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Snow Campaign Chapter Marker
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South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — 23-29 — Stone's Mill / Jones' Mill
Stone's Mill: The first grist mill on Big Durbin Creek was built about 1813 for John Bruce (d. 1818), a veteran of the American Revolution, who also ran a sawmill and woolen mill here. The present mill, built by slave labor before 1860, is made . . . — Map (db m43522) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-43 — "Shoeless Joe" Jackson House
[Front]: This house, built in 1940, was originally 3 mi. SW at 119 E. Wilburn Ave. It was the last home of Joseph Jefferson Wofford "Shoeless Joe" Jackson (1888-1951), one of the greatest natural hitters in the history of baseball. . . . — Map (db m44047) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — "Shoeless" Joe Jackson — Carolina Legends
Shoeless Joe Jackson began his playing career with the Greenville Spinners. After moving up to the majors, he became one of the greatest hitters of all-time. After playing 13 seasons in the majors, he compiled a .356 average, the . . . — Map (db m19155) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — "The Shack"
The Shack, built in 1937, served as a snack bar and rustic gathering place on the campus of the university's coordinated women's college until it was moved to Furman's new campus in 1961. Now a student residence, it is the only remaining structure . . . — Map (db m20751) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Alliance Cotton Warehouse — West End Commercial Historic District
The National Register of Historic Places: Alliance Cotton Warehouse West End Commercial Historic District — Map (db m28239) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Barracks in the Woods
Look around and you'll notice lumps in the terrain. These overgrown foundations are all that's left of wooden barracks that once housed the men who built this park. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began work here in 1935, transporting . . . — Map (db m20301) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Come On In, the Water's Fine!
"All summer, everyone came up here and lay in the sun and carried on," recalls Mary Ann Epps McCullough, who, along with other lifeguards in the 1940s, "would swim to the dam and back every day." July 4 brought Aquatic Day festivities with . . . — Map (db m20201) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Cradle of Greenville
Near this sign, before the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Pearis, best known of all Pre-Revolutionary settlers in the surrounding Cherokee Indian nation, established his home with a grist mill and trading post. Around this . . . — Map (db m8208) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Deputy Marcus L. Whitfield — Jan 6, 1979 - Aug 13, 1999
An officer's sworn to protect and serve, Answering each call with unwavering nerve, Never knowing when life will throw out a curve. A policeman's life was what I chose, To follow a noble, honorable code, And it cost me my life on this . . . — Map (db m15971) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Eighty Unnamed Soldiers
In Grateful Memory of Eighty Unnamed Soldiers of The Southern Confederacy Whose Remains Lie Buried In This Block — Map (db m13480) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Furman University
Established in 1826 in Edgefield as an academy and theological institution, Furman University was charted in 1850 and in 1851 established a campus on the bluff above this spot, where it remained for the next century. Named for Baptist minister . . . — Map (db m14549) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Greenville Memorial Auditorium
This building was erected by the citizens of the Greenville community as a tribute to that glorious heritage which inspired the development and formation of the American government and the freedoms to which it aspires and is dedicated to the men . . . — Map (db m19197) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-11 — Joel Roberts Poinsett — 1779-1851
[Front]: Born in Charleston, S.C., educated in this country and Great Britain, he travelled widely in Europe and Asia before returning to a distinguished career. He served South Carolina in the state legislature, 1816-1820; 1830-1832; . . . — Map (db m9187) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Lou Brissie
Lou Brissie was born in Anderson, South Carolina. After getting his career off to a promising start, he suffered a devastating injury in Italy during World War II. Brissie convinced doctors not to amputate his leg, and three years later, he was . . . — Map (db m44083) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall
In honor of Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Entrepreneurs, philanthropists and community leaders Throughout 60 years of marriage, "Doc" and "Petey" Rinker believed that their true wealth was in the investments they made in the . . . — Map (db m18585) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-37 — Sans Souci
(Front): This early twentieth century suburb takes its name from Sans Souci, the nearby house and estate of Gov. Benjamin F. Perry (1805-1886). Perry, a prominent Unionist before the Civil War, was appointed provisional governor of S.C. . . . — Map (db m15920) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — The Reedy River — Reedy River Falls Historic Park
The Reedy River, named for the "reeds" which once grew close around its banks, flows from Traveler's Rest southward for almost sixty miles. In the middle of Greenville, it tumbles into steep, narrow falls, and then meanders toward Conestee before . . . — Map (db m28064) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Vardry Mill — Reedy River Historic Park
In 1874 Vardy McBee's heirs leased and renovated an old grain mill on this property to Massachusetts natives O.H. Sampson and George Hall. First called Sampson, Hall & Co., by its founders, the textile mill consisted of two, three-story buildings . . . — Map (db m10129) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Welcome to Paris Mountain State Park
About Paris Mountain State Park What is now Paris Mountain State Park traces its beginnings to an innovative plan by the City of Greenville to protect this fragile mountain watershed while supplying the city with water. Four lakes were . . . — Map (db m20147) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-21 — Cotton Mills
By 1820 one of the first cotton mills in Greenville County was located at these river shoals. Pelham Manufacturing Co. purchased a mill here sixty years later. — Map (db m19061) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — O'Neal Village — Est. 2007
Named for John Belton O'Neall (1793-1863) Chief Justice of the State of South Carolina — Map (db m9831) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — James Lawrence Orr
[West Inscription]: James Lawrence Orr Born Aug. 29, 1852 Died Feb. 26, 1905 [South Inscription]: Representative in the Legislature. Fearless and efficient Solicitor of Eight Circuit for seven years. An able . . . — Map (db m40139) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Possum Kingdom — 23-28 — Cooley's Bridge
Front: The original Cooley's Bridge, built across the Saluda River in 1835-36 to replace a ferry, stood about 150 yds. above the present bridge over S.C. Hwy. 247. It was built for Hiram Cooley (ca. 1796-1864), a cotton planter who owned more . . . — Map (db m9334) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Main Street — "Broadest Street in the World'
Made 316 feet wide by the City and the S.C. Highway Department after moving the C.&W.C. Railways Depot facilities from this plot in, 1949 Paul B. Ellis, Mayor J.J. Rauch, City Manager Councilmen R.C. Herman, J.E. . . . — Map (db m16345) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — To The People of Greenwood County
May the 100 Yoshino Cherry trees planted here and at the Greenwood County Civic Center always grow as a symbol of our friendship and commitment to our new home. Presented in commemoration of the grand opening of Fuji Photo Film, Inc. . . . — Map (db m16332) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Covered Way — 1761
The trench that ran here, from the fort to the stockaded town, was not actually covered, but was used for cover. It was the route for official couriers, Loyalist relief troops, and slaves who risked Patriot fire to bring water from . . . — Map (db m11301) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Environmental Change From Forest to Park
Once dense forest, this area was gradually cleared by people. Fire, storms, and the introduction of non-native plants and animal species also contributed to changing the landscape. If you lived here in the 1700s, you would have seen these woods . . . — Map (db m32790) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Gouedy Trail and Charleston Road
The Gouedy trail is a 1.5-mile nature path that takes you through the woods and into a lesser known for historically significant part of the park. This route passes the presumed location of Robert Gouedy's trading post, established in 1751, and . . . — Map (db m33537) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Logan Log House
Andrew Logan built this house in the late 1700s. The house was the first home built in the nearby town of Greenwood, SC and was actually found hidden in the core of an old house. It was moved here in 1968 where it was put under the protection of . . . — Map (db m30719) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Militiamen
(A part-time soldier who was not part of a standing army.)

During both battles at Ninety Six, citizens took part. These men were not trained regular soldiers. After the battles ended, they returned back to their homes and . . . — Map (db m48559) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — 24-3 — Old Ninety Six — (2 miles south)
Even before 1730 the fork in the Cherokee Path 96 miles south of Keowee, was called Ninety Six. Here a trading post was operated, a fort was built and a courthouse town was established. Here the first land battle of the Revolutionary War was . . . — Map (db m11465) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Patriot Soldier
General Nathanael Greene had about 1,000 Patriot troops from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. The average height of an adult during the Revolutionary War was 5 feet 5 inches. See how you stand up to this Patriot while standing in the . . . — Map (db m48534) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — 24-4 — Preston Brooks Dinner
National attention was focused here on Oct. 3, 1856, when some ten thousand people honored Preston S. Brooks, Congressman from this district, with a public dinner in vindication of his assault on Charles Sumner of Massachusetts on the Senate . . . — Map (db m11466) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — The Star Fort — Heart of the Loyalist Defense
On assuming command of Ninety Six in 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Cruger set out to fortify the town in the event of a Patriot attack. The Star Fort was the center of his defense and today offers a rare view of original British military field . . . — Map (db m11265) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Woman and Child
As many as 100 Loyalist families took refuge in the town of Ninety Six during the 1781 siege. They had to suffer the same hardships and disease as the Loyalist soldiers. After the battle many families followed the British Army to . . . — Map (db m48535) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Troy — 24-2 — Long Cane Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church
4.5 miles northwest is Long Cane Church. Organized in 1771 as Associate Presbyterian, with the Rev. William Ronaldson as first stated supply. It united with Cedar Springs, March 7, 1786, under Dr. Thos. Clark; withdrew Sept. 15, 1808; part of . . . — Map (db m9719) HM
South Carolina (Hampton County), Hampton — 25-1 — Hampton County
Established February 18, 1878, once a part of Beaufort District. It was named in honor of Wade Hampton. Lieutenant General C.S.A., Governor of South Carolina, 1876-79. United States Senator, 1879-91. Cornerstone of courthouse laid by Gen. . . . — Map (db m6536) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Lancaster — 29-22 — Clinton Memorial Cemetery / Isom C. Clinton
[Marker Front]: More than 300 members of Lancaster's black community are buried here, with the first grave dating to 1864. Originally the Clinton family cemetery, it was donated to Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in 1960 by Dr. John J. Clinton . . . — Map (db m23835) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Lancaster — 29-4 — The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson
[Front]: The Courthouse Lancaster County Built in 1825-1828. Designed by Robert Mills of Charleston, South Carolina, America's first native born, professionally trained architect, State Civil and Military Engineer and designer of the . . . — Map (db m28254) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Van Wyck — Andrew Jackson State Park — Boyhood Home of the 7th President
Andrew Jackson, 7th president of the United States, grew up on this site during the American Revolution. His Scotch-Irish Presbyterian upbringing in this Waxhaws backcountry settlement helped shape his character, his military success and his . . . — Map (db m95423) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Clinton Confederate Monument
[East] Erected by the Stephen D. Lee Chapter -- 1910 [West] Our Confederate Heroes 1861 -- 1865 "Lest We Forget" — Map (db m23434) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Jacobs Hall
Erected in Honor of Rev. William Plumer Jacobs, D.D. Founder of the College ----------- Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Clinton for half a century and founder of Thornwell Orphanage — Map (db m11945) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Laurens — Laurens County Confederate Monument
[Front]: In Memory of The Boys in Gray ---------- Erected 1910 by the Citizens of Laurens Co. Under the Auspices of J.B. Kershaw Chapter U.D.C. Our Heroes [Reverse]: On flames eternal camp- ing ground . . . — Map (db m12034) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), Batesburg-Leesville — 32-33 — Pinarea / Quattlebaum Sawmill, Flour Mill, and Rifle Factory
Pinarea Pinarea, the plantation owned by soldier, statesman, and manufacturer Paul Quattlebaum (1812-1890), was a mile E. Quattlebaum was a captain in the Seminole War and a brig. gen, in the S.C. militia by 1843. He was a state representative . . . — Map (db m21869) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), West Columbia — 32-13 — Columbia Army Air Base / The Doolittle Raiders
Columbia Army Air Base Built during 1941 as the Lexington County Airport, this airfield became the Columbia Army Air Base shortly after the U.S. entered World War II in December, 1941. The base was used to train crews for medium bombardment . . . — Map (db m10680) HM
South Carolina (Marion County), Marion — 34-5 — Marion County / Marion Courthouse
Marker Front: Marion County Originally a part of colonial Craven County and Georgetown District of 1769, it was created as Liberty County by an Act of the General Assembly in 1785. The name was changed to Marion District in 1798 and . . . — Map (db m23627) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), Bordeaux — 33-13 — New Bordeaux (1764)
[Front]: The town of New Bordeaux, the last of seven French Huguenot colonies founded in colonial S.C. and the only one in the upcountry, was established 1 mi. E in 1764. After Protestants fleeing religious persecution in France . . . — Map (db m51286) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), Bordeaux — New Bordeaux Worship Site
Site of the Place of Worship of the French Protestant Congregation of New Bordeaux Organized 1764 — Map (db m11641) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), McCormick — 33-3 — Bethany Church
The first Bethany Meeting House was erected by 1809 on the old Edgefield-Abbeville Stagecoach Road midway between Hard Labor and Cuffey Town Creeks. Bethany Baptist Church was constituted in December 1809, with Amos Dubose as pastor. The present . . . — Map (db m9430) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), McCormick — Dorn Mill — Production of Cotton Byproducts
To persons familiar with the history of McCormick, the Dorn Mill stands as a symbol of the influence of the Dorn family in the region. It rests on land previously owned by Gold Mine "Billy" Dorn and Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the reaper. . . . — Map (db m11391) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), McCormick — McCormick County / MACK
McCormick County: Gem of the Freshwater Coast McCormick County was named or Cyrus McCormick, a 19th century agricultural equipment inventor, who purchased Dorn's Gold Mine (Town of McCormick) after the Civil War. While it is one of the last . . . — Map (db m11398) HM
South Carolina (Newberry County), Newberry — 36-5 — The Opera House
This building was erected by the Town of Newberry, and dedicated in February of 1882. An outstanding example of Victorian civic architecture of eclectic design, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. Now housing . . . — Map (db m19654) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Mountain Rest — Walhalla State Fish Hatchery — The CCC and Resource Conservation
The historic buildings below are products of the great Depression-era Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The WPA, the CCC, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's other New deal programs provided jobs to . . . — Map (db m14217) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Salem — Salem Confederate Monument
With greatest respect and honor for the Confederate Soldiers from this area, we salute you, with the dedication of this monument. Special recognition goes to Sgt. John W. Cannon, an officer of the Confederacy and highly respected citizen of the . . . — Map (db m14385) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Seneca — Wall of Honor — Veterans of All Wars
[North Marker]: 2008 Plaque [North Marker]: 2009 Plaque [North Marker]: 2010 Plaque [North Marker]: 2011 Plaque [East Marker]: 2012 Plaque — Map (db m55154) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Duty, Honor, Country
The Sacrifices of few ensured the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during times of war and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defended and preserved our freedom. . . . — Map (db m14031) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Korean War — 1950-1953
Yard by Bloody Yard Ridge by Bloody Ridge The Korean War The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom. This memorial is dedicated with appreciation to those men and women of the Korean War whose loyalty and service during . . . — Map (db m14114) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Oconee State Park
Oconee State Park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s during the Great Depression and continues to serve as a destination itself and as a gateway to the nearby Chattooga and Chauga rivers and to the blue Ridge and Smoky . . . — Map (db m14324) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Westminster — Westminster Confederate Monument
Dedicated to Confederate Soldiers — Map (db m63317) WM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Calhoun Plantation Cemetery
John Caldwell Calhoun Born March 18, 1782, Abbeville District, S.C. Died March 31, 1850, Washington, D.C. Buried St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C. His Wife Floride Colhoun Calhoun Born February 15, 1792, Charleston, . . . — Map (db m51067) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-9 — Clemson University
[Front]: Clemson University was founded in 1889 as the Clemson Agricultural College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 creating public land-grant colleges. It was established by a bequest from Thomas Green . . . — Map (db m9572) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Hopewell, Keowee — Home of General Andrew Pickens
Where in 1765, under Treaty Oak, a conflict with the Indians was signed securing peace for the white settlers in the Upcountry. — Map (db m54919) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-9 — Integration with Dignity, 1963
[Front]: Clemson University became the first white college or university in the state to integrate on January 28, 1963. Harvey B. Gantt, a Charleston native wanting to study architecture, had applied for admission in 1961. When Clemson . . . — Map (db m9530) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Military Heritage Plaza
Military Heritage Plaza "This Hallowed Ground" Clemson University was established in 1889 to offer education in applied sciences, including military training. The institution opened four years later and for the next 62 years academic . . . — Map (db m20440) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Walter T. Cox, Jr.
Walter T. Cox, Jr., native of Belton, South Carolina, came to Clemson University in 1935 as a freshman cadet. As a student, he was a company commander in the cadet Corps and an all-state guard on the football team. After graduating in 1939, he . . . — Map (db m20566) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — William Maxwell Poe Plaza — Billy "Tweet" Poe — Clemson Class of 1946
Letter in both Football and Track Wingback and Defensive Back on the Tiger Football Teams of 1941, '55, '45, and '46 100-Yard and 220-Yard Dashes, Tiger Track Team of 1945 Drafted by the Chicago Bears of the National Football . . . — Map (db m20676) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Civilian Conservation Corps — 1933-1942
Erected in appreciation of the effort, skill and dedication of the men of the Civilian Conservation Corps. This peacetime army healed the scars on our landscape, beautified and protected our mountains, seashores and forests, and created the . . . — Map (db m30218) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — General Andrew Pickens Charted the Way
The man most responsible for opening up the northwestern part of South Carolina by driving out the Cherokee and the British, during and immediately following the American Revolution War, was General Andrew Pickens. deeply religious but a fierce . . . — Map (db m20030) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Parkitecture
Ever wonder why so many park buildings share the same look? That style -- rendered in stone and wood to help the structures complement their natural surroundings -- is called "parkitecture" and it became the hallmark of the Civilian Conservation . . . — Map (db m30168) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pumpkintown — Cornelius Keith
Cornelius Keith Born in Loch Lomond, Scotland Of Royal Lineage 1715 Scottish Royal Seal 1808 Dating from 1010 A.D. Original pioneer of Oolenoy settlement. Started about 1743, married Juda Thompson. Reared twelve . . . — Map (db m47399) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Cecil Herbert Land D.D.
Son of Annie Black and Edward H. Lang Born Temple, Texas March 18, 1891 Died Columbia, SC July 9, 1974 Minister in the Presbyterian Church U.S over fifty years. Chaplain in World War I and II. First Chaplain in the . . . — Map (db m46395) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Harnessing Water Power
Downstream from where the current Gervais Street Bridge now stands, Dr. Frederick W. Green owned and operated a lumberyard, and ran a grist mill to grind flour and corn. A native of New England, Green came South in the 1830s. Water from the . . . — Map (db m7362) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-73 — Laurel Street
This street probably takes its name from the cherry laurel (Laurocerasus caroliniana) and the mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia), both of which are indigenous to South Carolina. Laurel Street is one of the original streets in the 1786 plan of . . . — Map (db m21844) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Lord Ashley — (1621-1673)
Earl of Shaftesbury Anthony Ashley Cooper Two Rivers Names for Him Supporter of Political Freedom Friend of John Locke — Map (db m50948) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-13 — Site of Palmetto Iron Works
On the SW corner of this square was located the Palmetto Armory, later called Palmetto Iron Works, originally built for converting flint and steel muskets into percussion guns. Arms and munitions were manufactured here during the Confederate War, . . . — Map (db m21802) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Strom Thurmond
[East Inscription]: A Century of Service Born December 5, 1902 in Edgefield, South Carolina, Strom Thurmond provided nearly a century of service to the Palmetto State and to this nation. Highlights of his extraordinary life include: . . . — Map (db m46598) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-71 — Washington Street
This street is named for George Washington, commander of the Continental Army throughout the Revolution, first President of the United States, and president of the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Early in his presidency, Washington toured the . . . — Map (db m21768) HM
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), 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
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Boiling Springs — Boiling Springs Veterans Monument
The Boiling Springs Community in humble and sincere appreciation dedicate this memorial in recognition of its noble sons and daughters who have honorably served our military and in remembrance of those gallant loved ones who lost . . . — Map (db m16557) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain
This fountain is dedicated to the honor and memory of Ronnie Eugene Norris. He was the son of Thomas and Martha Norris and a graduate of Greer High School - the class of 1965. Ronnie gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country in . . . — Map (db m10748) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Woods Fort
1775 Near this site stood Woods Fort A refuge for women and children from the Cherokee Indians — Map (db m10398) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Inman — 42-20 — Shiloh Methodist Church
[Front]: This church, organized late in the eighteenth century, held its first services in a brush arbor and later constructed a log meeting house. This frame sanctuary, built between 1825 and 1830, was the second building to serve . . . — Map (db m12627) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Pacolet — Pacolet River Heritage Preserve
Pacolet River Heritage Preserve, owned and managed by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, covers 278 acres in Spartanburg County, SC. Come to bird-watch, take photographs, fish or simply enjoy the woods and Pacolet River. Leave with a sense . . . — Map (db m55086) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — 42-25 — 15th N.Y. Infantry / Harlem Hell Fighters
15th N.Y. Infantry The 15th N.Y. Infantry, a volunteer National Guard unit of African American soldiers, arrived here Oct. 10, 1917, to train at Camp Wadsworth. Race riots that summer in East St. Louis and Houston raised the fears of . . . — Map (db m21237) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — 42-5 — Camp Wadsworth
This camp, named in honor of Brigadier General James Samuel Wadsworth, U.S.V. was approved June 1917 as a cantonment site. The 27th division trained here from September 1, 1917 to May 4, 1918; the 6th, from May 10, 1918 to June 23, 1918; the . . . — Map (db m75474) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — John B. White Sr., Blvd. — Dedicated July 1998
Owner and Founder of the World-Famous Beacon Drive-In, from 1946 until his retirement in 1998. Mr. White is truly an extraordinary person and one of Spartanburg's Treasures. His character is beyond reproach, his generosity boundless, and his many . . . — Map (db m17736) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Marian Anderson — 1897-1993
Her contralto voice sang out in the twentieth century -- her life testified to her passion for music and the power of her voice to speak directly to the soul, encountering societal resistance as an African-American seeking educational and . . . — Map (db m40421) HM
South Carolina (Union County), Union — John Pratt
Inventor of first practical typewriter, Pat. 1866. Born Union S.C. April 13, 1831. Died Chattanooga Tenn, July 21, 1905 — Map (db m13531) HM
South Carolina (York County), Blacksburg — Sacred to the Memory Monument
Sacred to the Memory of Major Willian Chronicle, Captain John Mattocks William Rabb and John Boyd Who Were killed at this place on the 7th. of October 1780. Fighting in Defense of America. Colonel Ferguson an office of his Britannic . . . — Map (db m17518) HM
South Carolina (York County), Rock Hill — 46-34 — Clinton Junior College
Clinton Junior College, affiliated with the A.M.E. Zion Church, was founded in 1894 by Revs. Nero Crockett and W.M. Robinson as Clinton Institute. Named for Bishop Isom C. Clinton, it featured primary and secondary courses as well as a two-year . . . — Map (db m24870) HM
South Carolina (York County), Rock Hill — 46-38 — Rock Hill Cotton Factory
[Front]: This textile mill, built in 1881, was the first in Rock Hill and the first in S.C. to use steam power. A.E. Hutchison, J.M. Ivy, W.L. Roddey, and A.H. White founded the Rock Hill Cotton Factory to boost the city's status as a . . . — Map (db m16725) HM

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