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Plantations of St Bartholomew’s Parish – $50 (+$7 S&H)

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Plantations of St. Bartholomew’s Parish Price: $50 + $7 S&H

General Assembly meets in Old Jacksonborough in 1782

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In 1782, the occupation of Charleston by the British forced the General Assembly to convene in the village of Old Jacksonborough. The House of Representatives meetings were conducted at the Masonic Lodge and the Senate meetings were held at the Tavern of …

George Washington Visits in May of 1791

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George Washington, on his southern tour in May of 1791, was entertained at Duharra Plantation, home of Congressman O’Brien Smith, who served in the General Assembly, the State Senate, and was the second President of the Hibernian Society of Charleston. …

The Burial Site of Colonel Isaac Hayne

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 18, 2014   Isaac Hayne was a planter and patriot from Jacksonborough, South Carolina.  Hayne was born in 1745 and died on August 4, 1781 when he was executed by the British in Charleston. …

Parker’s Ferry Battlefield

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Parker’s Ferry was the site of the ambush of the British by General Francis Marion on August 30, 1781. He and a force of four hundred Patriots battled five hundred and forty British at the Battle of Parker’s Ferry, forcing them …

Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery

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Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery remains today the site of the church organized 1728 by Rev. Archibald Stobo, the father of the Presbyterian Church in South Carolina. Until the Revolution, all ministers of Bethel came from Scotland. The first building was called …

Pon Pon Chapel of Ease

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 18, 2014 Pon Pon Chapel of Ease is located on Parker’s Ferry Road near Jacksonboro, South Carolina.  The remains of this important structure are owned and maintained by the Colleton County Historical and Preservation …

For tours of Bedon-Lucas House, Little Library, or Pon Pon Chapel call the office at 843-549-9633

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Cemeteries of Upper Colleton County South Carolina by Evelyn McDaniel Frazier Bryan and Gibson Howard Bryan – $25

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Cemeteries of Upper Colleton County South Carolina by Evelyn McDaniel Frazier Bryan and Gibson Howard Bryan Price: $25 + $7 S&H

Colleton County, S.C.: A History of the First 160 Years 1670-1830 by Evelyn McDaniel Frazier Bryan – $25

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Colleton County, S.C.: A History of the First 160 Years 1670-1830 by Evelyn McDaniel Frazier Bryan Price: $25 + $7 S&H