Limestone Springs

Limestone Springs (HM6F2)

Location: Gaffney, SC 29340 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 3.317', W 81° 38.983'

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Used as early as the American Revolution, this site became a "Summer Watering Place" in 1835. Low country aristocrats such as Governor David Johnson were attracted here by the climate and therapeutic waters. A post office was here from 1836 to 1879. Limestone College was established in 1845 as the Limestone Springs Female High School.
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HM NumberHM6F2
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Marker Number11-1
Year Placed1969
Placed ByLimestone College Alumnae Assoc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 440751 N 3879366
Decimal Degrees35.05528333, -81.64971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.317', W 81° 38.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 19.02" N, 81° 38' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Church St, Gaffney SC 29340, US
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