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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM198J_pon-pon-chapel_Watertown-SC.html
Here on the old stage coach road connectingCharleston to Savannah, the Anglican Pon Pon Chapel of Ease served the Jacksonborough community for many years. The parish of St.Bartholomew's was established in 1706, however its first minister, the Reve…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMT59_training-the-tuskegee-airmen_Walterboro-SC.html
(Front text) Graduates of the Tuskegee Army Flying School, who belonged to the first African-American units in the U.S. Army Air Corps, took further combat flight training at Walterboro Army Air Field from May 1944 to October 1945. Many of the fir…
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In Memory of Bonnie E. ConeJune 22, 1907 ~ March 8, 2003A native of Lodge anda tireless visionarywhose unwavering beliefinthe love of Godthe kindness of peopleand the power of educationledto the founding ofThe University of North Carolinaat Charlo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLHP_green-pond-united-methodist-church_Smoaks-SC.html
December 14, 1808 Bishop Francis Asbury, Bishop William McKIendree,and Rev. Henry Boehm spoke here. June, 1820 Camp meeting was held here from Friday afternoonuntil Monday morning. There were 125carriages of all kinds, 50 tents containing800 pers…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMI1Q_cross-swamp-methodist-church_Islandton-SC.html
[Front]:Cross Swamp Methodist Church, the first Methodist congregation in upper Colleton County, was founded in 1808. James and Asia Sineath deeded an acre on this site to church trustees in April and the first sanctuary, which was a log pole buil…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEYQ_walterboro-army-air-field_Walterboro-SC.html
"We were prisoners, but (we weren't made to) feel like prisoners. We were just people waiting to go back home"- Helmut Ulbricht, German POW, Walterboro Army Air Field, 1945.The Press and Standard, 1994.Two Hundred and fifty German prisoners of war…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEYN_prisoner-of-war-camp-and-camouflage-school_Walterboro-SC.html
During World War II over 400,000 German and Italian POWs were quartered in camps across the United States. In many cases the prisoners were used to fill vast labor shortages in production and agriculture. Their prisoner camps were small communitie…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEYA_the-tuskegee-airmen_Walterboro-SC.html
(Top left picture):In April of 1944, Walterboro Army Airfield stopped training fighter groups and switched to advanced individual air combat training. Over 500 black airmen from the training program at Tuskegee trained at the airfield between 1944…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEX3_walterboro-army-airfield_Walterboro-SC.html
" Both white and negro troops will be stationed there, with negro troops to constitute about ten percent of the total personnel." - The Press and Standard, 1942 " A network of army air fields, used for training purposes and available for grimm…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMEV0_walterboro-army-airfield_Walterboro-SC.html
(Left Column)Walterboro Army Airfield In the late 1920's and 1930's, a rough landing strip was made on the farm of C.C. Anderson just outside Walterboro. Starting in 1941, as part of the World War II effort,The U.S. Government acquired the site of…
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