Historical events and sites in Colleton county.

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 …