Category: Historical Sites


Red Carpet Premiere: The Burnt Church

The premiere of The Burnt Church was a great success. Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated our tribute to a staple in Colleton County. Without you our efforts to preserve and honor our past would not be possible….

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Pon Pon Chapel of Ease

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 Society.  Pon Pon is located in the area…

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Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery

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…

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Parker’s Ferry Battlefield

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

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The Historic Burial Site of Colonel Isaac Hayne

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.  He owned plantations in Beaufort and Colleton Counties.  Hayne…

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