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Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Marker -Front image, Touch for more information
By Brian Scott, February 17, 2011
Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Marker -Front
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-14 — Joseph Habersham (1751-1815) — John Habersham (1754-1799) James Habersham, Jr. (1745-1799)
The three Habersham brothers - who here rest beside their distinguished father, James Habersham - were prominent patriots in the American Revolution and outstanding public men during the early years of the republic. JOSEPH . . . — Map (db m5361) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation
The nearby Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation was dedicated to The Georgia Salzburger Society and given to the City of Savannah in 1994 by the State of Salzburg, Austria, in memory of the Lutheran Protestants of Salzburg who were denied religious . . . — Map (db m6116) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — Jabez Pleiades Marshall
Born in Columbia County, GA, c. 1794. The son of Abraham and Ann (alter) Marshall. Followed his father as pastor of this church, which he served until his death. He was educated as the University of Georgia. Notable positions include clerk, . . . — Map (db m88576) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Harlem — 36-09 — Oliver Norvell Hardy
Harlem became the birthplace of the rotund member of one of Hollywood's greatest comedy teams when Oliver Hardy was born January 18, 1892. After his father died and was buried in the Harlem Cemetery the year of Oliver's birth, Mrs. Hardy took the . . . — Map (db m15374) HM
Georgia (Elbert County), Dewy Rose — 052-8B — Stinchcomb Methodist Church —
Stinchcomb Methodist Church was one of the first churches in this section of the state. On Dec. 30, 1794, Middleton Wood granted to Absalom Stinchcomb, John Gatewood and John Ham, the "privilege to erect a meeting house on his land on waters of . . . — Map (db m14377) HM
Georgia (Elbert County), Elberton — Memorial Park History
On April 4, 1923 Ora Eugene Tate, Sr. deeded this 1.8 acre tract of land to the ladies of the Service Star Legion of Elbert County. The deed stipulated that the parcel of land must be perpetually used and maintained as a memorial park. The . . . — Map (db m21941) HM
Georgia (Elbert County), Elberton — Old Seaboard Airline Depot
[Stone Marker]: Home of Elbert County Historical Society Built 1910 - Restored 1986 - 1989 [Separate Plaque]: This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States . . . — Map (db m21907) HM
Georgia (Hart County), Hartwell — Veterans of All Wars
Dedicated to the glory of God and to the veterans of all wars. — Map (db m61732) WM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The Lewis Family Pavilion — Dedicated May 3, 2003
The Lewis Family, America's First of Bluegrass Gospel Music, was organized in 1951. The Lewis Family has achieved worldwide recognition as an icon of bluegrass gospel music. From a modest but proud beginning in Lincoln County, the group has . . . — Map (db m57616) HM
Georgia (McDuffie County), Thomson — VFW Veterans Monument
In Memory of All Veterans of All Wars Presented by the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 6672 to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States — Map (db m87913) WM
Georgia (Oglethorpe County), Lexington — James T. Rayle Post No. 123 Monument
Dedicated to those who served 1776-1976 — Map (db m78236) WM
Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — Forrest Hall - Ball Field
When the school purchased a cow in 1912, Ora Frost, the first student to enroll at the Toccoa Falls site, was enlisted to do the milking. At first, Evelyn Forrest joined in to help her, but soon other students volunteered for the job. The cow was . . . — Map (db m63674) HM
Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — 127-1 — Stephens County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature August 18, 1905, is named for Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy. A state legislator and Senator he was elected to Congress at 31, serving from 1843 to 1859. Elected to . . . — Map (db m58733) HM
Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — Toccoa City Hall — Circa 1932
The Toccoa Municipal Building was originally built to serve as a post office in 1932, as a Works Progress Administration project. Designed in the Neo-Classical Style, the building exhibits unique carvings and a 1½ story interior . . . — Map (db m63338) HM
Georgia (Stephens County), Toccoa — Traveler's Rest State Historic Site
"Here I got an excellent breakfast of Coffee, ham, chicken, good bread, butter, honey, and plenty of good new milk, for a quarter of a dollar...What a charming country this would be to travel in, if one was sure of meeting with such nice clean . . . — Map (db m63323) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Early History of Warren County
[Center Panel]: The Formation of and Changes in the Warren County Boundary Line Warren County was created by an Act of the Legislature on December 19, 1793. Parts of the counties of Richmond, Columbia, and Wilkes were taken to form . . . — Map (db m90436) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Vietnam Veterans Monument
In recognition of all Vietnam veterans of Warren County Georgia — Map (db m90453) WM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Tignall — 157-17 — First Court North of Augusta
Near here, in the home of Jacob McLendon, the first Court held north of Augusta convened August 25, 1779, by order of the Executive Council of Georgia. Absalom Bedell, Benjamin Catchings, William Downs were justices; Henry Monadue, Clerk; Joseph . . . — Map (db m25617) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-3 — Gilbert-Alexander House
In the 1780’s Felix and William Gilbert, Virginians, camped in a beautiful grove here and were so pleased with the scenery that they returned later to take land grants. In 1808 they erected the brick portion of this house, one of the oldest brick . . . — Map (db m25132) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-4 — Old Inn Site
This building stands on the site of one of the most popular inns of the early stagecoach days. Under it are the ancient handhewn timbers, hand made brick and massive beams of the inn basement. In the basement is the rock vault with heavy iron door . . . — Map (db m25502) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — 157-7 — Smyrna Churchyard
This burying ground was laid out in 1788 when Sir John Talbot gave two acres of his vast estate for use as a Presbyterian Church and churchyard. Sir John was descended from the Earl of Shrewsbury. His own son, Matthew Talbot, served as a Superior . . . — Map (db m32176) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Smyrna Methodist Church
[Front] Organized in 1785 or 86 by two Presbyterian ministers, Rev. John Newton & Rev. John Simpson. First house of worship erected in 1793 on land given by Sir John Talbot. In 1820 Presbyterian membership transferred to Washington and . . . — Map (db m30339) HM
Georgia (Wilkes County), Washington — Toombs-Anderson House — 1820
Early Classical Revival style built by Sarah Hillhouse Home of Gen. Robert Toombs' brother, Gabriel Toombs, from 1839-69 — Map (db m31750) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 130th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
(Front): 130 Pennsylvania Vounteer Infantry 2 Brigade 3 Division 2 Corps (Rear): This memorial marks the regiment's right of line in battle. Its left extended to Roulette's Lane below. It went into battle by way of the Roulette Farm . . . — Map (db m6916) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 1862 Antietam Campaign — Lee Invades Maryland
Fresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4-6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders. Union Gen. . . . — Map (db m1970) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 27th Indiana Infantry
3d Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps Colonel Silas Colgrove Commanding, was engaged with the enemy 400 yards north of this marker, September 17th 1862. Number engaged 440. Killed and Wounded 209. — Map (db m5697) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry
Maryland 3rd Md. Infantry. 2nd Stainbrook's Brigade. 2nd Greene's Division. 12th Mansfield's Corps. Advanced to the corner of the Dunkard Church, in front of this Marker. Loss, 4 killed, 25 wounded. The monument to the Maryland troops is near . . . — Map (db m6857) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps
(Rear Inscription):4th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps. 33rd Regt. in line, 2nd Brigade. 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps. Organized June 10th, 1861. Mustered out June 17th, 1864. ————— The regt. . . . — Map (db m5904) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 5th, 7th and 66th Ohio Infantry Monument
(Front Side): Ohio 5th Infantry Commanded by Major John Collins 7th Infantry Commanded by Lieut. Col. Eugene Powell 66th Infantry Commanded by Major Orrin J. Crane Tyndale's (1st) Brigade Greene's (2d) Division . . . — Map (db m6348) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 112 — Battery A, 5th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery A, 5th U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Chas. P. Muhlenburg, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) On the morning of the 17th, Battery A was in position on the crest of the hill east of the Rohrbach Lane, east of and overlooking the . . . — Map (db m6758) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 109 — Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery, Lieut. Geo. A. Woodruff, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Between 9 and 10 a.m., Battery I, 1st Artillery, advancing by the Smoketown Road, passed through the East Woods to the assistance of the . . . — Map (db m6031) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 371 — Branch's Brigade
C.S.A. Branch's Brigade In the advance of A. P. Hill's Division from the Antietam Furnace Road, on the Afternoon of September 17th, Branch's Brigade supported the Brigades of Gregg and Archer. It was engaged south of this point, and its . . . — Map (db m6667) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Clara Barton
"I have been permitted to stand by your loved ones when the trial hour came..." For some, service to their country ended with the Civil War. For Clara Barton, this was the beginning. Barton, a forty year old teacher, patent clerk and . . . — Map (db m20671) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 385 — D.H. Hill's Division
D.H. Hill's Division (September 17, 1862) Early on the 17th, Ripley fired the Mumma Buildings and passed them in the direction of the south part of the East Woods, then, moving by the left flank, crossed the Smoketown Road and engaged Union . . . — Map (db m5631) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 369 — D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command
(Main Tablet): C.S.A. D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command Brig. Gen. D.R. Jones, Commanding. September 17, 1862. About 7.30 a.m., Col. Geo. T. Anderson's Brigade moved from Cemetery Hill to the left near the Dunker Church. The . . . — Map (db m6575) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 79 — Fifth Army Corps — First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps First Battalion (8 Cos), Fourteenth U.S. Infantry Captain W. Harvey Brown, 14th U.S. Infantry, Commanding. September 17, 1862. At 3 p.m. of the 17th, the First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam at . . . — Map (db m6484) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 25 — First Army Corps — Artillery, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Artillery, Doubleday's Division, Capt. J. Albert Monroe, 1st R.I. Light Artillery, Commanding. 1st New Hampshire Battery, Battery D, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery L, New York Light Artillery, Battery B, . . . — Map (db m5839) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — J — First Army Corps
. . . — Map (db m5971) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 381 — Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command
C.S.A. Jackson's Division, Jackson's Command. Brigadier General J.R. Jones, Commanding. Organization. Winder's Brigade, Col. A.J. Grigsby, 27th Virginia Commanding. Jone's Brigade, Capt. John E. Penn, 42nd Virginia Commanding. Taliaferro's . . . — Map (db m6150) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 319 — Lee's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division
C.S.A. Lee's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division, Brig. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, Commanding. Organization. 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 9th Virginia Cavalry. (September 15-19, 1862.) The 3rd, 4th and 9th Virginia Cavalry of Lee's Brigade reached the field . . . — Map (db m6175) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 320 — Munford's Brigade — Stuart's Cavalry Division
C.S.A. Munford's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division, Brig. Gen. Thomas T. Munford, Commanding. Organization 2nd Virginia Cavalry, 7th Virginia Cavalry, 12th Virginia Cavalry. (September 16-18, 1862.) The 2nd and 12th Virginia Cavalry reached . . . — Map (db m6765) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 64 — Ninth Army Corps — Welsh's Brigade, Willcox's Division
U.S.A. Ninth Army Corps. Welsh's Brigade, Willcox's Division. Col. Thomas Welsh, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 8th Michigan Infantry, 46th New York Infantry, 45th and 100th Pennsylvania Infantry. September 17, . . . — Map (db m6508) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 46 — Second Army Corps — Meagher's Brigade, Richardson's Division
U.S.A. Second Army Corps Meagher's Brigade, Richardson's Division, Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Meagher, Commanding Organization 29th Massachusetts Infantry 63rd New York Infantry 69th New York Infantry 88th New York Infantry September 17, 1862 . . . — Map (db m5521) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 45 — Second Army Corps — Caldwell's Brigade, Richardson's Division
U.S.A. Second Army Corps. Caldwell's Brigade, Richardson's Division. Brig. General John C. Caldwell, Commanding. Organization 5th New Hampshire, 81st Pennsylvania, 7th, 61st, and 64th New York Infantry. (September 17, 1862) Caldwell's Brigade . . . — Map (db m5539) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 74 — Sixth Army Corps — Irwin's Brigade, Smith's Division
(First Tablet): U.S.A. Sixth Army Corps. Irwin's Brigade, Smith's Division, Col. William H. Irwin, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, Commanding. Organization 7th Maine Infantry, 20th, 33d, 49th, & 77th New York Infantry September 17, 1862 . . . — Map (db m5486) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Texas
Remembers the valor and devotion of her sons who served at Sharpsburg September 16-17, 1862 Here in the Cornfield, early on the morning of September 17 the Texas Brigade helped blunt the attack of elements of Mansfield's Union Corps almost alone . . . — Map (db m5244) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — The 19th Indiana Infantry
4th Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps Lieut. Colonel Alois O. Bachman Commanding Until he fell mortally wounded 150 yards due east, occupied this ground at 2 p.m. September 17th 1862. Loss 13 killed; 58 wounded — Map (db m6063) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — The Maryland Campaign of 1862
"...we are driven to protect our own country by transferring the seat of war to that of an enemy who pursues us with a relentless and apparently aimless hostility." President Jefferson Davis September 7, 1862 "The present seems to be the most . . . — Map (db m22779) HM
Mississippi (Forrest County), Hattiesburg — Old Federal Building
[Right Plaque]: This Building, the Old Federal Building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of Interior September 1973 • • • Supervised by architect James Knox Taylor, this . . . — Map (db m44961) HM
Mississippi (Forrest County), Hattiesburg — Old Hattiesburg High School
Under the direction of Principal J.T. Wallace, this building was Hattiesburg's High School from 1922 to 1959. Built in 1911, the structure acquired its present form when enlarged and remodeled in 1921 to the designs of Robert E. Lee, the city's . . . — Map (db m39906) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864 - 1865
This was the site of Elmira Prison Camp, established in 1864 to hold Confederate prisoners of the Civil War. When the war started in 1861, it was Barracks No. 3 of the Upstate Draft Rendezvous where Union soldiers were housed and trained. It was . . . — Map (db m32303) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Ernie Davis — 1939-1963 — 1961 Heisman Trophy Winner
1961 Heisman Trophy Winner A football player…a student a friend…a hero He lived with integrity and died with courage. This statue given by his admirer as an inspiration to the youth of tomorrow. In memory of a life full of . . . — Map (db m90261) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Fire on the Frontier - 1778
In 1778, the British government encouraged loyal colonists and Native American allies to attack frontier settlements. In July, Major John Butler led an attack on the Wyoming Valley, leaving more than 300 patriot soldiers dead, and by Butler's . . . — Map (db m33548) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Old Second Street Cemetery
1838-1919 here are buried pioneers, and soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Union Army — Map (db m43937) HM
New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Horseheads — New York
On September 24, 1779, General Sullivan's military park horses, returning through the valley from their 450 mile journey, had reached the end of their endurance. The General was compelled to dispose of these partners in the cause of American . . . — Map (db m90386) HM
New York (Chemung County), Millport — Green Bently
1741-1821 served in Sullivan-Clinton Campaign and was a pioneer in Millport, dedicated by Boy Scouts of Millport — Map (db m77929) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 143d Pennsylvania Infantry — 2d Brigade, 3d Division — 1st Corps
(Front):143d Penna. Infantry 2d Brig. 3d Div 1st Corps (Back):This monument marks the right of first position July 1st 1863 facing north and second position facing west which the regiment held from 11.30 a.m. until First Corps fell . . . — Map (db m15182) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Chambliss's Brigade — Stuart's Cavalry Division — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Chambliss's Brigade 2nd North Carolina and 9th, 10th, 13th Virginia Cavalry July 3 The Brigade reached here about noon and took an active part in the fight until it ended. Some of the . . . — Map (db m9422) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Minnesota Volunteers
(Front): First Minnesota Volunteers (Left): "All time is the millenium of their glory." (Right): These dead shall not have died in vain. (Back):The surviving members First Regiment Minnesota Infanty. To the memory of . . . — Map (db m16868) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion — Early's Division - Ewell's Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Ewell's Corps Early's Division Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Louisiana Guard Artillery Two 10 pounder Parrotts and two 3 inch rifles July 3 After taking part in the fighting on the previous two days at Gettysburg . . . — Map (db m9458) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Life as a Seminary Student
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg held its inaugural session in 1826 with one professor, eight students, a small collection of books, and less than $1700. Seminarians adhered to a rigid schedule. The day started with a 5:00 a.m. . . . — Map (db m66663) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville County Confederate Monument
South: Ship's Anchor 1861-1865 "The world shall yet decide, In truth's clear, far-off light, That the soldiers who wore the gray, and died With Lee were in the right!" ---------- "Brave men may die - right has no . . . — Map (db m11279) WM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Abbeville County Courthouse (1908)
Abbeville's 6th courthouse - designed in beaux arts classical style by Edwards & Walter of Atlanta - dedicated in 1908 with City Hall/Opera House. (Two buildings indirectly financed by profits from Abbeville Dispensary, only one still operating . . . — Map (db m14870) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Belmont Inn (1903)
Opened August 1903 as $30,000 hotel "The Eureka" under management W.T. McFall. Built to cater to "drummers" of the textile trade with 30 rooms and 1 public bath. Banquet rooms used to show their wares while Curtain Call Lounge was a barber shop. . . . — Map (db m7169) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Veterans Monument
West Facade Seal of the U.S. Army World War II Dedicated to the Glory of God and to the Men of All Wars South Facade Seal of the U.S. Navy World War I In Loving Memory of Our Sons Who Gave . . . — Map (db m41335) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Abbeville — 1-10 — Thomas Chiles Perrin House
[Front]: The Greek Revival residence of Thomas Chiles Perrin (1805-1878), prominent Abbeville District lawyer, planter, businessman, and politician, stood here from 1858 until it burned in 1877. When completed the house was described as . . . — Map (db m9358) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Calhoun Falls — Richard B. Russell Dam — Flood Control, Electric Power, and Recreation
On the upper Savannah River near Elberton, Ga., and Calhoun Falls, S.C. lies the Richard B. Russell Dam and Lake -- authorized for construction by the Flood Control Act of 1966 for the purposes of hydropower generation, recreation and flood . . . — Map (db m15876) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Due West — 1-6 — Due West
As early as 1765 the site 6 miles NW known to the Indians as Yellow Water, where the Keowee Path crossed the Cherokee line, was called DeWitt's Corner. In 1777 a treaty between S.C. and the Cherokee Indians was signed there. The present town was . . . — Map (db m10602) HM
South Carolina (Abbeville County), Lowndesville — 1-12 — Lowndesville
[Front]: This town, established in 1823, grew up around a store owned by Matthew Young (1803-1876), who was also postmaster 1831-43. It was first called Pressly's Station, for the post office opened in 1823 with David Pressly (1764-1834) . . . — Map (db m9397) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — 2–8 — Aiken County
Aiken County, created in 1871 from parts of Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, and Orangeburg counties, was named for William Aiken, first president of the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company. Older industries in the county today are textiles, . . . — Map (db m9707) HM
South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — Frederick Ergle Log Cabin — Built in 1808
A sesquicentennial memorial gift to the city of Aiken by the family of Thomas H. Williamson (1888-1962), former county treasurer, member of the Aiken County Historical Commission and direct descendant of this cabin's builder. — Map (db m102353) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Anderson County Court House -- 1898
This is Anderson County's second court house. It stands on the site of the first small brick court house where the first court session in Anderson was held on the third Monday in October, 1820. The present building of pronounced Victorian . . . — Map (db m10692) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — M42A1 "Duster"
• A mobile, full tracked, lightly armored antiaircraft & ground support weapon system. • Manufactured by Cadillac at the Cleveland Tank Arsenal in the 1950s. • Weight of 49,500 pounds and a crew of six. • Powered by a continental air cooled . . . — Map (db m19918) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — Old Silverbrook Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam To All Veterans Who Have Served Their Country Honorably and Bravely. May They Rest in Peace. — Map (db m19886) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex
Civic Center of Anderson - 1992 Chris Taylor Memorial Park - Dedicated 1998 Anderson Sports Complex - 1999 Anderson County Amphitheater - 1999 --------------------------- The Anderson County Sports and Entertainment Center . . . — Map (db m36170) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The J.E. Rouse Dormitory
Erected 1962-63 Named in honor of Dr. John Edward Rouse Baptist Leader, Friend of Youth Champion of Education President of Anderson College 1957-73 This dormitory is named to honor him in grateful recognition of his . . . — Map (db m19829) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Anderson — The Original Back Door Step
The Original Back Door Step of the Flat Rock Union Church Dedicated October 9, 1988 Flat Rock Presbyterian Church Chartered November 10, 1888 Flat Rock Baptist Church Chartered November 17, 1832 — Map (db m54639) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Honea Path — They Died for the Rights of the Working Man
These men were killed in Honea Path on September 6, 1934 in the General Textile Strike. This monument is dedicated to their memory, to their families and to all workers. Claude Cannon, E.M. Knight Lee Crawford, Maxie Peterson Ira Davis, C.L. . . . — Map (db m41259) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Iva — Iva — A Small Railroad Town
A "Great" Town In 1886, the Savannah Valley railroad made its way into lower Anderson County. The depot town of Cook's Station was named for Dr. Augustus G. Cook, a local physician and businessman. The town was later called Iva in honor of . . . — Map (db m43944) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Pendleton — Old Mill Stone
Old Mill Stone From Woodburn Farm Presented to Pandleton Farmers Society by Mr. John Frank — Map (db m13910) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Townville — 4-34 — Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church / Townville Presbyterian Church
Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church This is the first known site of Townville Presbyterian Church, founded in this area in 1803 as Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church. The church held its services at members' homes until . . . — Map (db m10784) HM
South Carolina (Anderson County), Townville — 4-37 — Townville Presbyterian Church
[Front] This church, founded as Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church, was established in 1803. It met in members’ homes until they paid $1.50 for a half-acre tract and built a small frame church 2.5 mi. E. The founders’ cemetery . . . — Map (db m39349) HM
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Barnwell — 06-05 — Morris Ford Earthworks — 1780 & 1865
[Front] Nearby earthworks at Morris Ford, on the Salkehatchie River, built in the spring 1780 by Loyalists under Ben John. In May, soon after Charleston fell to the British, Capt. John Mumford of the South Carolina militia was killed in . . . — Map (db m8671) HM
South Carolina (Barnwell County), Healing Springs — Healing Springs
God's Acre By tradition, Healing Springs got its name during the Revolutionary War. In 1781 after a bloody battle at nearby Windy Hill Creek, four wounded Tories sent inland from Charleston by General Banastre "The Butcher" Tarleton were . . . — Map (db m46928) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 18 Church Street
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 37 Meeting Street — James Simmons House — circa 1760
Charlestonian James Simmons is believed to have built this Georgian style house circa 1760. It is located on Lot 278 of the "Grand Model of Charles Town", the earliest plan of the city. Otis Mills, the original owner of the Mills House bought the . . . — Map (db m47837) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 83-85 Church Street
The National Register of Historic Places 83-85 Church Street Charleston Old and Historic District South Carolina Department of Archives And History — Map (db m50451) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Alexander Christie House — c. 1805
Handsome Adam style single house and gabled carrage house was built on Lot 36 of Grand Model house. It has been rectory of St. Philip's Church since 1908. A successful Scot, Alexander Christie built the house as his residence and . . . — Map (db m47906) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Branford-Horry House — A Private Residence — c. 1751
Outstanding Georgian House designated "of National Importance," was built by William Branford, planter and member of the Colonial Assembly. It is famous for its carved cypress paneling and drawing room which has been called "one of the most . . . — Map (db m39313) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Joseph Verree House — 47 Church Street — circa 1767
Joseph Verree, a prosperous Charleston master carpenter, constructed this two-and-one-half story Georgian single house circa 1767. It occupies the southernmost part of Town Lot No. 77 of the "Grand Modell of Charles Town," the original plan of the . . . — Map (db m47613) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-4 — Old Bank Building
Construction having begun in 1797, this building was occupied by the Bank of South Carolina on December 10, 1798, making it one of the oldest bank buildings in the U.S. It served as a bank until 1835. The Charleston Library Society used it . . . — Map (db m27517) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Powder Magazine Flags
When the Powder Magazine was built in 1712, South Carolina was a proprietary colony owned by eight British aristocrats. Seven years later, the colonists peacefully overthrew the Lords Proprietor and South Carolina became a royal colony. The flags . . . — Map (db m47962) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — The Confederate Home — c. 1800
This handsome building, c. 1800 was constructed by Gilbert Chalmers. From 1810 to 1825 it was the home of Gov. John Geddes, who married the builder's daughter. During Gov. Geddes' term in office, Pres. James Monroe visited here. In 1867 Mary . . . — Map (db m27514) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — William Gilmore Simms
William Gilmore Simms 1806 - 1879 Author, Journalist, Historian — Map (db m19169) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — First Baptist Church
[Lower marker]: First Baptist Church Founded 1878 Built 1899 B.P. Robertson, Pastor [Upper marker] Corner stone from second auditorium building which was demolished September 1949 to make way for the present building . . . — Map (db m7554) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — U.S. Memorial Monument
This monument was dedicated in 1932 in recognition of all the men who fought at the Battle of Cowpens. — Map (db m42716) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Gaffney — Washington Light Infantry Monument
This Monument was erected by The Washington Light Infantry Of Charleston S.C. L.M. Hatch. Capt April. 1856 Cowpens Chapter D.A.R. 1936 — Map (db m13385) HM
South Carolina (Cherokee County), Pacolet — Littlejohn Family Reunion
Site of Littlejohn Family Reunion Since 1939 Placed here by their descendants, this plaque honors those 18th century pioneer immigrants who were among the first to settle in this section of South Carolina, namely, Thicketty . . . — Map (db m23974) HM
South Carolina (Chester County), Blackstock — 12-1 — Catholic Presbyterian Church — One Mile South
Divergent Presbyterian groups held services in this area as early as 1759. Rev. William Richardson, active in the area, is credited with unifying and naming them in 1770. The cemetery contains many graves of Revolutionary and Confederate . . . — Map (db m13687) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Edgefield County
Present-day Edgefield County was first settled in the 1750's, then a portion of a vast unsettled region of virgin forests, abundant wildlife and Indian tribes. From the time of the first settlements through the period of the American Revolution, . . . — Map (db m12583) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Edgefield County Confederate Monument
Erected by the Women of Edgefield, S.C. to the Memory of their Confederate Dead. — Map (db m12634) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — John Gary Evans — October 15, 1863 - June 22, 1942 — Governor 1894-1897
The youngest Governor in South Carolina history, Evans served in the House and Senate before being elected Governor. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and is buried in Willowbrook Cemetery in Edgefield. — Map (db m12923) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Milledge Luke Bonham — December 25, 1813 - August 27, 1890 — Governor 1862-1864
Bonham was a Colonel in the Palmetto Regiment in the Mexican war, a brigadier general during the War Between the States and served in the C.S.A. Congress prior to being elected Governor. He was the second consecutive Governor from Edgefield during . . . — Map (db m12909) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Edgefield — Turner's Country Store
In the antebellum period this site was occupied by a store owned by Marshall Frazier, a prosperous Edgefield planter, and until the end of the 19th century, this location was known as "Frazier's Corner." The present building was built by J.M. . . . — Map (db m12498) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Johnston — 19-12 — Johnston
Johnston, founded in 1868 as Johnston's Station on the Charlotte, Columbia, & Augusta Railroad and also known as Johnson's Turn Out, was named for railroad president William Johnston. It was first incorporated in 1875 and rechartered with its . . . — Map (db m12338) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), North Augusta — 19-2 — Big Stevens Creek Baptist Church (Hardy's)
Founded in 1762 by the Reverend Daniel Marshall, pioneer missionary and minister, this was the first church of the Baptist faith in the present Edgefield County, "Mother of Churches." — Map (db m12860) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), North Augusta — 19-11 — Lt. General James Longstreet (1821-1904)
Born 1 mi. E. Cmdr. 1st Corps, Army of Northern VA Confederate States Army; Lee's "Old Warhorse"; West Point graduate; Mexican War veteran. — Map (db m81747) HM
South Carolina (Edgefield County), Trenton — 19-16 — Mt. Canaan Baptist Church
[Front]: This church, founded in 1868, was one of the first black Baptist churches in this area. Alexander Bettis (1836-1895), a former slave, established this church with the assistance of three white ministers after the local Baptist . . . — Map (db m12800) HM
South Carolina (Fairfield County), Mitford — 20-17 — Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian — A quarter mile east
Here lie buried many of the Scotch Irish pioneers, who, in 1772, under the leadership of the Rev. William Martin, founded one of the first Covenanter churches in upper South Carolina. — Map (db m14506) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Conestee — Lake Conestee in Transition
At its largest, Lake Conestee's water surface covered about 130 acres - the area inside the colored boundaries shown on the four aerial photos. This original lake was created when the current dam at the mill was constructed about 1892. As the City . . . — Map (db m15932) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Conestee — Reedy River Factory
1820 The South preferred to send its raw cotton to New England for spinning and weaving when Vardry McBee and his Mill Right John Adams built this Dam at Conestee to power a paper wood and cotton mill. The mill supplied the news print for . . . — Map (db m12166) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Charles G. Garrett Interchange
Named in 1985 by action of the General Assembly and Highway Commission in recognition of his many years of devoted service to the people of Greenville County and of the state Former Mayor, Fountain Inn Member House of . . . — Map (db m40142) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Mrs. Emmie Fulmer
In Honor or Mrs. Emmie Fulmer Age 102 - 1981 Nation's Oldest Active Garden Club Member — Map (db m19293) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Capers Bouton Memoral Fountain
Dedicated to the memory of Capers Bouton (October 2, 1950 - October 22, 1988), accomplished attorney and athlete, dedicated to his community and family, who died while pursuing his favorite recreation - running. — Map (db m16059) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Clay Buchholz
Clay Buchholz was a member of the Greenville Drive's inaugural season in 2006. In 2007, he made his Major League debut with the Boston Red Sox, the first Drive player to make it all the way to the big leagues. On September 1st, 2007, he became . . . — Map (db m44052) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Cleveland Park
In memory of W.C. Cleveland who, on February 13, 1925 unselfishly gave this park to the citizens of Greenville, South Carolina ---------- Mayor Max M. Heller Councilmen Joe E. Jordan, Wayne Wuestenberg James H. Simkins, . . . — Map (db m16027) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Dr. Charles Hard Townes
Born in Greenville, S.C. 1915. Graduate of Furman University 1935. Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics 1964. Templeton Price Winner 2005. Designated one of the world's most influential 1,000 men of the past 1,000 years. . . . — Map (db m8112) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain
This fountain is dedicated to Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell First Lady of Furman University 1965 to 1976 — Map (db m18935) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Furman University World War II Memorial
In Memory of Those Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II — Map (db m18297) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — History of Falls Park
The Carolina Foothills Garden Club, beginning in 1967, spearheaded efforts to reclaim the long neglected site of Greenville's birthplace and to preserve its natural beauty along the banks of the Reedy River. The City of Greenville endorsed the . . . — Map (db m27949) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — In 1825
In 1825 Erected on This Site The First Church in Greenville Christ Church — Map (db m15208) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — John E. Johns Hall
Dedicated in honor or the ninth president of Furman University who led Furman through a period of great achievement, change and renewal from 1976 to 1994. — Map (db m104233) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — John Smoltz
John Smoltz had a stellar career that spanned 21 seasons. In 2009, he played two games for the Greenville Drive, including a game on May 31st, 2009, where more than 7,100 people packed Flour Field - before moving back to the top of the Red Sox . . . — Map (db m44271) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — McBee's Mills — Reedy River Falls Historic Park
Vardry McBee purchased more than 11,000 acres around the Reedy River from Lemuel Alston in 1815. Although McBee lived in Lincolnton, North Carolina, he wished to develop his Greenville property, and in 1819 he build a "superior" brick corn mill . . . — Map (db m28093) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Milford Mall
Is named in grateful recognition of the benefactions of Eugene W. and Louise H. Milford of Greenwood, South Carolina. — Map (db m19035) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Poteat Hall
In Memorial Edwin McNeil Poteat, D.D., L.L.D 1861-1937 President 1903-1918 Teacher 1934-1937 — Map (db m18507) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Reedy River Falls — Reedy River Historic Park
The falls of the Reedy River were a power source for industry, but they were also the town's chief price in the early nineteenth century. The subject of a Cherokee myth (a brave was said to have thrown himself over the falls because of unrequited . . . — Map (db m8212) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Richard Pearis — Reede River Falls Historic Park
Richard Pearis, Greenville's first white settler, was an Irish adventurer who had settled in Virginia with his wife and family by the middle of the eighteenth century. He developed good trade relationships with the Cherokee Indians, had a son by . . . — Map (db m8035) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-7 — SC Ordinance of Secession
Dedicated in reverence and admiration for their courage and integrity to the five signers of the Ordinance of Secession from Greenville County, December 20, 1860: William Hans Campbell 1823-1901 Perry Emory Duncan . . . — Map (db m41965) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Sterling High School Memorial
Civil Rights The students of Sterling High School were the driving force that promoted the change of institutional segregation in Greenville County. During the 1950s and 1960s, Sterling students held demonstrations, marches . . . — Map (db m16217) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Sulphur Spring
Water with heavy mineral content has long been valued as a health tonic. Sulfur water, despite its rotten-egg smell, was among the most popular "remedies." A sulphurous spring - now plugged with concrete - once flowed here and, in 1900, . . . — Map (db m20247) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — The Touchstone House "Falls Cottage"
Multi Use House The two-story stucco-covered brick house overlooking the Reedy River falls was built by W.E. Touchstone between 1894 and 1896. It was located in the "West End," a rapidly developing residential and commercial area across the . . . — Map (db m27004) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Greer — 23-4 — Indian Boundary Line
This marks the eastern boundary (the present Greenville-Spartanburg county line) between the Cherokee Nation and the province of South Carolina from the end of the Cherokee War (1759-61) until 1777. In that year, the Treaty of DeWitt's Corner . . . — Map (db m11264) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Mauldin — The History of the Gosnell Cabin
The history of the Gosnell cabin originates 200 years ago. The cabin, with original dimensions of twenty-five by eighteen feet, was built out of twelve-inch thick by eight-inch wide beams of heart pine, and it was built to last. Gresham . . . — Map (db m30397) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Simpsonville — Holy Cross Episcopal Church Labyrinth
In the twelfth century, when travel to spiritual centers such as Jerusalem became too difficult, cathedrals became substitute centers of pilgrimage for Christians in western Europe. On such pilgrimages, the walking of a labyrinth sometimes became . . . — Map (db m50202) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Simpsonville — Simpsonville Clock Tower
Donated by Mayor Ralph S Hendricks 1987 Triad Design Group, Inc. Architects Waldrop Construction, Inc. Contractors — Map (db m19411) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Slater — Slater Hall
[Left Marker]
Samuel Slater 1768-1835 Founded the first Cotton Mill in America 1790 Founded the First Sunday School in America 1799 [Right Marker] This Building Dedicated By H. Nelson Slater To the . . . — Map (db m21005) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Travelers Rest — Poinsett Bridge
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South Carolina (Greenville County), Travelers Rest — 23-23 — William Preston Few (1867-1940)
[Front]: William Preston Few, prominent Southern educator, was born 1.6 mi. NE in 1867. Few received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1896 and joined the faculty of Trinity College, Durham, N.C., that same year. He became Trinity's fifth . . . — Map (db m9133) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Greenwood — Textile Workers Monument
Not until each loom is silent And the shuttles cease to fly Will God unroll the pattern And explain the reason why... The dark threads are as needful In the weaver's skillful hand, As the threads of gold and silver... For the . . . — Map (db m80435) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Hodges — Park’s / Greenwood County
Park's: America's Most Trusted Gardening Resource Building a Family Tradition Since 1868 It all started in 1867 when 15 year-old George Watt Park, a very enterprising lad, passed around to friends and neighbors a list of seeds he had . . . — Map (db m11628) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Hodges — Payne Institute
Erected by The Allen University Alumni Club of Greenville County November 1970 In Honor of Payne Institute Established in 1870 by The African Methodist Episcopal Church Moved to Columbia, South Carolina in 1860 And Renamed . . . — Map (db m11094) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — "Light Horse Harry" Lee Takes the Stockade Fort — June 12, 1781
You are standing in a partial reconstruction of the Stockade Fort as it appeared in 1781. Archaeologists have identified remnants -- see the outlines -- of log buildings that existed here. An elevated firing step, called a banquette, was located . . . — Map (db m11345) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Approach Trench — June 2, 1781
"Not a man could shew his head but what he was immediately shot down." General Nathanael Green Approach trenches, called saps, connected one parallel to the next. These angled ditches allowed troops to move toward the fort without . . . — Map (db m11213) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — Ninety Six National Historic Site — A Revolutionary War Landmark
Ninety Six National Historic Site is a unit of the National Park Service, which preserves lands of national significance. This park features the site of the old town of Ninety Six, an important seat of power in the backcountry of South Carolina . . . — Map (db m30565) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Ninety Six — The Artillery — June 1, 1781
Once a parallel was dug, troops could move artillery forward and place cannon in position to batter the ememy garrison. Greene's six-pounders (guns firing six pound cannon balls) were placed here on platforms that sat on earthen fortificatons . . . — Map (db m11194) HM
South Carolina (Greenwood County), Troy — 24-1 — Long Canes Massacre
Three miles west is the site of an attack by Cherokee Indians upon settlers of Long Canes in the Cherokee war of 1759-1761. There on February 1, 1760, about 150 settlers, refugeeing to Augusta, were overtaken by 100 Cherokee warriors. Twenty-three . . . — Map (db m9433) HM
South Carolina (Kershaw County), Rembert — 28-6 — Battle of Boykin's Mill
Gen. Edward E. Potter commanding 2700 white and Negro Union troops left Georgetown April 5, 1865, to destroy the railroad between Sumter and Camden. Here on April 18, in one of the last engagements of the war, a small force of Confederate . . . — Map (db m27623) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Van Wyck — Birthplace of Andrew Jackson Monument
[Carving Side] "I was born in So Carolina, as I have been told, at the plantation whereon James Crawford lived about one mile from the Carolina Road X of the Waxhaw Creek" Andrew Jackson to J.H. Witherspoon, August 11, 1824. Jackson . . . — Map (db m23781) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Van Wyck — The Boy of the Waxhaws — By Anna Hyatt Huntington
This statue of the young Andrew Jackson is a gift to the children of South Carolina by the sculptor, Anna Hyatt Huntington. Children of the elementary schools throughout the state contributed their nickel and dimes for the base. "We, the . . . — Map (db m23779) HM
South Carolina (Lancaster County), Van Wyck — Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park
Andrew Jackson State Park honors the memory of the seventh president of the United States, who spent his boyhood here in the Waxhaws area. A museum tells the story of Jackson's experiences and life in the South Carolina backcountry from his birth . . . — Map (db m95428) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Laurens — American Legion Post 25 Veterans Monument
Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars, for Service to God and Country 1776-1976 — Map (db m42990) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Laurens — 30-6 — Laurens County / Laurens Historic District
Laurens County Laurens County was one of six counties created from Ninety - Six District March 12, 1785. The courthouse here, built in 1838 by Dr. John W. Simpson, and remodeled and enlarged in 1858, 1911, 1940, and in 1973, was entered in the . . . — Map (db m10133) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Laurens — 30-9 — Watts-Todd-Dunklin House
[Front]: The Watts-Todd-Dunklin House, built about 1818, is an excellent example of a Federal-era upcountry farmhouse. According to family tradition, it was built for Washington Williams (1777-1829), who gave it to his daughter Nancy . . . — Map (db m23196) HM
South Carolina (Laurens County), Ware Shoals — Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church — Mother of 5 Churches — Bicentennial Anniversary 1768-1972
[Front]: 1768 Bethel Methodist Society Org. at Indian Springs by Rev. Geo. Whitefield and families of Arnold, Giraud, Taylor, Sullivan Mitchell, Box, Wood 1825 Rec'd. Meth. Cone Rev. Barnett Smith 1842 Sunday School Org. . . . — Map (db m22926) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), Cayce — 32-6 — Old State Road
This route follows an old Indian trail path and later in 1747 a public road from Charleston to Granby and points west. The State Road laid out by the newly established Board of Public Works in 1820 from Charleston to Columbia and on to the . . . — Map (db m21697) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), Lexington — Kitchen
This kitchen, built c. 1825 in Batesburg-Leesville by planter Joel Ridgell (1798-1870) whose second wide was a sister of John Fox, is almost identical to the kitchen that originally stood here from 1832 until demolished c. 1920. Each kitchen served . . . — Map (db m22034) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), Lexington — Lexington County World War I Monument
[Southeast] A tribute to the soldiers, sailors, and marines of Lexington County who gave their lives in the World War. 1917 ----- 1918 [Northwest] African-American Veterans Allen, James A.; Buzard, Fred; . . . — Map (db m22184) HM
South Carolina (Lexington County), West Columbia — 32-21 — Bombardment Groups
In 1942 the 310th, 321st, 340th groups trained here at Columbia Army Air Base for World War II. All participated in 9 campaigns and each received 2 Distinguished Unit Citations. — Map (db m10901) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), McCormick — 33-9 — Dorn’s Mill / Dorn Gold Mine
Dorn's Mill Built ca. 1899, this steam-powered mill employed a milling process pioneered earlier by inventor Oliver Evans, which virtually eliminated manual labor. First known as the McCormick Enterprise Ginnery, the mill became the Dorn-Finley . . . — Map (db m11396) HM
South Carolina (McCormick County), Mt. Carmel — 33-8 — Fort Boone
Driven from the area at the start of the Cherokee War, settlers from Long Canes returned in the fall of 1760 and, under the protection of a party of Chickasaw Indians, reclaimed the land by building Fort Boone near here. — Map (db m25200) HM
South Carolina (Newberry County), Newberry — Newberry County World War I Monument
West Side Erected in grateful recognition of the service of the sons of Newberry County who at the call of their country enlisted in the World War, and to the memory of those who sealed with their lives their devotion to the cause of . . . — Map (db m13327) HM
South Carolina (Newberry County), Silverstreet — 36-12 — New Chapel Church
Once housing a school for area students, this United Methodist church was located closer to the Saluda River around 1820. The congregation moved to this site after Isaac Herbert, a member of the S.C. House of Representatives (1844-45), donated the . . . — Map (db m13285) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Seneca — Fairplay Community Veterans Memorial
Dedicated by the people of this community to the memory of those who gave their lives in the great wars. — Map (db m13968) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Oconee County Confederate Monument
[East Side]: This monument is dedicated to the memory of the Confederate Soldiers by the women of Oconee County. These gallant soldiers gave their lives for the principle of states rights, for the protection of their homes, and in . . . — Map (db m14163) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Persian Gulf War — 1990
Reflecting diverse origins, they were Americans, embodying the American spirit of courage and dedication. They went forth in a crusade to save democracy and freedom, to defeat tyrants, and to save oppressed peoples, in spite of . . . — Map (db m14121) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — Revolutionary War — 1775-1781
The Revolutionary War was a key factor in permitting settlement of Upstate South Carolina. The Cherokee Indians were allied with the British and fought against the American Patriots; as a result, the Cherokee lost their land in South Carolina in . . . — Map (db m14077) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Walhalla — 37-2 — St. John’s Lutheran Church
[Front]: On November 20, 1853, St. John's was organized by members of the German Colonization Society of Charleston, S.C. who founded the town of Walhalla in 1850. Services were originally held in a house on West Union which was . . . — Map (db m14160) HM
South Carolina (Oconee County), Westminster — 37-20 — Retreat Rosenwald School
[Front]: This school, often called Retreat Colored School, was built in 1923 for the African-American students in and near Westminster. A two-room, two-teacher, elementary school, it was built by local builder William Walker Bearden of . . . — Map (db m53235) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Central — The Central History Museum — A Merchant Family's Story
The Central Heritage Society purchased the Morgan House in 1995 as headquarters for the Central History Museum. Several of the rooms are almost exactly as Jessie and Jennie Morgan left them, while others focus on Central, South Carolina history. . . . — Map (db m15559) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — "Widowmaker’s” Drill
This pneumatic (air-driven) drill was once used to help make mining ore more efficient. Compressed air was fed into the drill, which operated a piston that hammered the bit into the rock as it rotated in the chuck. Once the hole was deep enough, . . . — Map (db m13159) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — And Then There Was War
"We were just boys, mere boys, and then there was war and half of us were dead or wounded." — Map (db m20486) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Dr. Luther W. Baxter
For many years, Dr. Luther W. Baxter, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology, maintained this collection, aided by a group of volunteers. Much of Dr. Baxter's research focused on camellia diseases. To reduce root-rot, he taught the volunteers how to . . . — Map (db m19575) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Fort Hill Plantation Office
John C. Calhoun's Plantation Office was his private sanctuary and housed both his study and library during his twenty-five year residency at Fort Hill. In this building Calhoun developed and set forth his most historically significant . . . — Map (db m9566) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — 39-12 — Hanover House
Front Hanover House, built 1714-16 in what is now Berkeley County and moved to the Clemson College campus in 1941, is a fine example of Dutch Colonial architecture. It was built for French Huguenot planter Paul de St. Julien (d. 1741). . . . — Map (db m44537) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Clemson — Howard's Rock
From Death Valley, CA. to Death Valley Clemson, SC Presented to Coach Frank Howard and the Clemson Football Team by S.C. Jones '19 September 1966 — Map (db m51281) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Easley — Easley Veterans Memorial
[South]: To our military men and women, past and present, your commitment, service and sacrifice will be remembered and appreciated forever. [North]: The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten. . . . — Map (db m15389) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens County Buffalo Soldiers — First War Casualties
Private Major Terrell, United States Army First Pickens County Casualty of World War One A resident of Hurricane Township in Pickens, Major Terrell joined the U.S. Army in October 1917 and was assigned to the 305th Labor Company, . . . — Map (db m20035) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — Pickens County Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Men Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice For Freedom in War Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. — Map (db m11770) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — The Hagood Cabin
Originally built in the early 1800's by the family of Benjamin Hagood on family land about a half mile from here, this is the third place that this venerable old log cabin has stood. It is thought because of the unusual interior log wall, . . . — Map (db m20137) HM
South Carolina (Pickens County), Pickens — William M. Hagood
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South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — S-6/40-37 — Columbia Canal
Completed 1824. Important link in the system of waterways transporting freight between the up country and Charleston. Supplanted by railroads for transportation after 1850. Leased to Confederate Government to run powder works. Enlarged . . . — Map (db m11319) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-12 — Governor's Mansion
Arsenal Academy, converted from a state arsenal, occupied this square from 1842 to 1865 when Union troops burned all the Academy buildings except Officers' Quarters, erected 1855. Since 1868 this building has been the Governor's Mansion. — Map (db m28127) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Lord John Berkeley — (1607-1678)
First Baron Berkeley of Stratton Supporter of the Stuarts Skillful Military Commander Loyal to the Royal Line Followed Charles II into Exile — Map (db m50953) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Sir William Berkeley — (1606-1677)
Brother of John Berkeley Governor of Virginia Loyal to Charles II Hung Bacon's Supporters Opposed Schools and Printing — Map (db m50938) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — 40-62 — Williams Street / Gist Street
Williams Street This street was named for Otho H. Williams, Brig. Gen. Of Continental Army during the American Revolution. Williams served as adjutant general under Southern Army commanders Gates and Greene and saw military action in the . . . — Map (db m11247) HM
South Carolina (Saluda County), Ridge Spring — 41-12 — Ridge Spring Cemetery / W.H. Scarborough
[Front] This cemetery, dating to the early 19th century, was originally the Watson and Boatwright family cemetery before it was enlarged to become the town cemetery. Many descendants of Capt. Michael Watson (1726-1782) are buried in the . . . — Map (db m28217) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Campobello — 42-19 — Old Rutherford Road
This old roadbed is the last extant portion of the Rutherford Road, which appears in Robert Mills's 1825 Atlas of the State of S.C. and was one of at least three historic roads in northern Spartanburg Co. named for Rutherfordton, county . . . — Map (db m30622) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Chesnee — Thorne
[South Inscription]: Captain William Taylor Thorne 1829 - 1916 and Mary Turner Thorne 1835 - 1915 Children Emily, married Rufus Cudd Ellen, m. Christopher Rogers Rosalee, m. Daniel Columbus Smith II Purchase, m. Thomas . . . — Map (db m42272) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Glendale — Welcome to Glendale Shoals — Glendale Shoals — Nature Preserve • Greenway • Paddling Trail • Goodall Environmental Studies Center
Glendale is a place where history lives. Within a mile of this spot are the sites of a colonial ironworks, a Revolutionary War skirmish, and one of the most historic textile mills in the South. Today, the village still remains, but the mill is . . . — Map (db m44535) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Gowensville — Cherokee Foothills — National Scenic Byway
This location (Greenville/Spartanburg County Line) marks the eastern boundary between the Cherokee Nation and the Province of South Carolina from the end of the Cherokee War (1761) until 1777. The local community, Gowensville, is named for John . . . — Map (db m19384) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Flatwood
This site was the center of a strong Spartanburg County agricultural community during the 1800s-1962. Flatwood, remembered for its strong family ties and caring people, was known for its outstanding family farm operations which included cotton, . . . — Map (db m38889) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Greer — Hugh Porter & Jane Baily McClimon — First McClimon Family in South Carolina
Born to this union, six children, John Pressely gave the land for Liberty Hill Church. The first church was logs. Sallie McClimon married Jeremiah Glenn. They gave most of the money to build the first frame building. A committee asked Sallie . . . — Map (db m40059) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Pauline — 42-11 — Calvary Church / Glenn Springs
Calvary Church The Reverend John D. McCullough was the first rector of this Episcopal Church, which was established in 1848. The original building, consecrated in 1850, stood at the cemetery about 1/2 mile to the north. The congregation's . . . — Map (db m9890) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — 42-22 — Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
(Front): Mount Zion Baptist Church, founded as early as 1804 as an affiliated branch of Bethlehem Baptist Church, was formally established in 1827. The cemetery here, dating from 1832, includes the graves of many early church families and . . . — Map (db m12409) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Welcome to Croft State Natural Area
Croft State Natural Area covers 7,054 acres and was originally purchased by the State of South Carolina in 1949. It had been part of a 19,034-acre tract that served as a U.S. Army Infantry Replacement Training Center known as Camp Croft during . . . — Map (db m42780) HM
South Carolina (Union County), Union — Gist Cemetery
Ancestral Cemetery of the Gist Family Among those buried here are the secession Governor of South Carolina William H. Gist Aug. 2, 1805 - Sept. 30, 1874 Mary Rice Gist His second wife Also Col. William M. Gist C.S.A. . . . — Map (db m13468) HM
South Carolina (York County), Blacksburg — A Valuable Resource that Grows In Trees
Wood was the most readily accessible material to an 1800s South Carolina farmer. Many items now made from metal were originally made of wood - even locks and keys - because metal was expensive and wood was free. Due to its wide availability and . . . — Map (db m50889) HM
South Carolina (York County), Blacksburg — Artisan With Fire
While every farmer needed basic blacksmithing skills to make or mend small simple objects like horseshoes and nails, only the village smithy had the expertise to craft substantial articles such as kitchen and farm tools, blades and hinges. . . . — Map (db m50863) HM
South Carolina (York County), Blacksburg — Home Sweet Homeplace
The heart and headquarters of a working farm was the homeplace. Here, the family lived and children were schooled. Particularly when weather forced people inside, the homeplace bustled with activity. Following a traditional design that's . . . — Map (db m50855) HM

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