Monthly Archives: October 2018


CCHAPS Preservation Award Information

Preservation Awards Nominations will be accepted until March 1 via email at info@cchaps, mail to 205 Church St., Walterboro, SC 29488 or call the office at 843-549-9633. There are several different categories for nominations, a brief description of each is…

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The Nullification House

On Jefferies Boulevard in Walterboro, South Carolina there used to stand a house that was once owned by Robert Barnwell Rhett.  It’s unfortunate that despite efforts to acquire the property by the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society this house…

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The Colleton County Courthouse

Prominently at the corner of Hampton Street and Jefferies Boulevard stands an impressive white building.  The eye-catching statue and soaring columns give it an air of splendor and majesty.  This is the Colleton County Courthouse, the seat of justice in…

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The Walterboro Army Airfield and The Tuskegee Airmen

Anderson Airfield is a rural airfield now, but once it was an important Army Airfield during WWII.  When it was first built there were three unpaved landing strips and a mere 60 acres that had been leased by the Town…

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Catholic Hill

If you’re driving down Hendersonville highway to or from Yemassee you might notice a small green sign proclaiming “Catholic Hill.”   St. James the Greater Church was originally built in the area known as Thompson’s Crossroads in December of 1832.  Sometimes…

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