Hannah

Hannah (HMOY0)

Location: Pamplico, SC 29583 Florence County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 53.009', W 79° 34.675'

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Hannah, named for the Hannah/Hanna family, was known as Cane Branch or Lynches River before a post office was opened here in 1887. William S. Hannah (1807-1876), a farmer and merchant, built his house nearby in 1847 and also ran a general store here; he later dropped the final "h" from the family name. This area was part of Williamsburg County until Florence County was created in 1888.

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The Hannah Post Office, open from 1887 to 1917, served a community of two churches, two general stores, a cotton gin, saw mill, grist mill, and cane mill. William S. Hanna's store, built ca. 1850, operated for more than 135 years, passing to his son Ervin (1840-1924), grandson Davis (1892-1978), and great-grandson Murdock (1920-1986). The old store was replaced in the 1950s.
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HM NumberHMOY0
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Marker Number21-20
Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Florence County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 631510 N 3750146
Decimal Degrees33.88348333, -79.57791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.009', W 79° 34.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 0.54" N, 79° 34' 40.50" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3574-3698 State Rd S-21-86, Pamplico SC 29583, US
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