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Dedicated by Barnwell School District #45 in memory of those from Barnwell County who were killed in action.
List of those KIA in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Iraqi Freedom.
To Honor The Memory
From Barnwell County
Who Gave Their Services
In The Revolutionary War
Named in honor of
Clinton Flowers Calhoun
(1853 - 1908)
Mayor of Barnwell, 1895-1908
A portion of the five acres
given to the State by
in 1799 for a courthouse
The lifetime of William Gilmore Simms, the preeminent man of letters in the Old South, embraced an era of American history marked by nullification, states rights, secession, war and reconstruction.
He responded to these crises by writing and pu…
The Barnwell Ring
In 1941 Barnwell County was home to four of the most powerful men in South Carolina government. Serving for a time simultaneously,
Edgar A. Brown, Chm. of the Senate Finance Committee
J. Emile Harley, Governor
Pres. Pro Tem…
1670 - 1970
Ashley House - 1820
Occupied by Federal Troops
Feb. 5, 1865
Sometimes called the Red Hill Cemetery. Original site of Barnwell First Baptist Church. First Baptist Church is the oldest continualinstitution in Barnwell. Established in 1802. Both the 1850 building and the 1926 building stood on this site.
This high bluff was calledRed Hill in the colonialera. It overlooks TurkeyCreek, which flows into theGreat Salkehatchie River.The Charleston-to-Augustaroad, along an old Indiantrail, crossed the creeknearby. The waters ofTurkey Creek and White Oak…
This park, built and opened in 1933 with funding from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), was named for Cornell G. Fuller (1895-1972), mayor of Barnwell 1932-38 and chair of this and other New Deal- era public projects in Barnwell. The …
Bank Of Barnwell This building, constructed in 1887 as the Bank ofBarnwell, was home to asuccession of banks for 116years. The bank occupiedthe first floor, and the lawoffices occupied the secondfloor, with additions in 1950 and 1961. This wasthe…