Toney's Store / Militia Muster Ground

Toney's Store / Militia Muster Ground (HM72W)

Location: Simpsonville, SC 29680 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 39.355', W 82° 18.995'

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Toney's Store
William Toney, prominent in business and civic affairs in early Greenville and Greenville County, ran a store here 1816-1829. The store was near the boundary established in 1767 between Cherokee land to the west and new settlement to the east. John Hopkins (1793-1837) acquired this property in 1834. His family lived in the old store while building their house, completed ca. 1840.

Militia Muster Ground
The field adjacent to Toney's Store, called "Toney's Old Field," was a militia muster ground from 1818 to the Civil War. The 15th Regiment was organized in 1797 in the lower part of Greenville County. "The Lower Regiment" was redesignated the 3rd Regiment in 1819. "The Butler Guards," an independent company from Greenville organized in 1855, also mustered here 1855-1861.
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HM NumberHM72W
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Marker Number23-35
Year Placed2008
Placed ByGreenville County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 379355 N 3835674
Decimal Degrees34.65591667, -82.31658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.355', W 82° 18.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 21.30" N, 82° 18' 59.70" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3559-3671 SC-146, Simpsonville SC 29680, US
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