Darby

Darby (HM1IUK)

Location: Trenton, SC 29847 Edgefield County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 45.053', W 81° 52.893'

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This Greek Revival House was built for Nathan L. Griffin (1903-1853), lawyer, planter, and member of the S.C. House 1838-39 and S.C. Senate 1846-1853. Griffin's son-in-law Milledge L. Bonham ( 1813-1890) lived here with his wife Ann From their marriage in 1845 to 1861. Bonham, after serving in the S.C. House, was an Officer during the Mexican War and a U.S. Congressman 1857-1860.
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Bonham, a Confederate general and C.S. Congressman during the Civil War, was governor of S.C. 1862-64. In 1863 he sold Darby to George A. Trenholm (1807-1876). Confederate Secretary of the Treasury 1864-1865, whose relative Francis S. Holmes (1815-1882) of the Confederate Nitre & Mining Bureau lived here 1864-65. Darby was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
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HM NumberHM1IUK
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Marker Number19 20
Year Placed2012
Placed ByEdgefield County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 418352 N 3734883
Decimal Degrees33.75088333, -81.88155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.053', W 81° 52.893'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 3.18" N, 81° 52' 53.58" W
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Area Code(s)803
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1150 US-25, Trenton SC 29847, US
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