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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2685_constitutional-convention-of-1868_Charleston-SC.html
In January 1868 delegates met to rewrite the S.C. Constitution. They convened at the Charleston Club House, which once stood near here. Before the Civil War the Club House was reserved for Charleston's planter elite, but a majority of the delegate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM263L_destruction-of-the-boston_Green-Pond-SC.html
On May 23-24, 1864, Union forces attempted an amphibious operation to destroy a railroad trestle across the Ashepoo River. Soldiers from the 34th U.S.C.T were carried up the Ashepoo on the steamer Boston. The board was grounded on an oyester bed 3…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25GS_shermans-march_Wallace-SC.html
As Sherman's Army moved north from Georgia on a path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G1_burning-of-columbia_Columbia-SC.html
(side 1) Due to Columbia's strategic value, capture of the city was an objective of the Union Army during the Carolina's Campaign of 1865. By Feb. 15 Union forces had moved to within 4 miles of the city and met opposition from Confederate skirmis…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G0_congaree-vista_Columbia-SC.html
Historically a residential, light industrial, mercantile and transportation district, the Congaree Vista is bounded by the Congaree River to the west and Assembly Street to the east. To its north lies Arsenal Hill, while the Olympia Mill community…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25C5_chesterfield-high-school_Chesterfield-SC.html
(front) Chesterfield High School, which stood here from 1908 to 1992, was the successor to Chesterfield Academy, an antebellum school burned by Federal troops in 1865. A new academy, built in 1889, later became Chesterfield School. By 1907 it has…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25C4_chesterfield-academy_Chesterfield-SC.html
(front) The building that stands here once served as the Chesterfield Academy. The first Chesterfield Academy building was located nearer to downtown. Local tradition holds that the Union 20th Corps burned the school along with other buildings in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254M_nco-open-mess_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This is the site of building 120, the former Non-Commissioned Officers Open Mess. The NCO Open Mess provided enlisted members a place to go to socialize and relax. The club featured a modern, well decorated ballroom and cocktail lounge, a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254L_officers-open-mess_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This is the site of the former Officers Open Mess, building 124, constructed in 1956. The Officers Open Mess was located near the Officers Billeting Quarters and the Base Family Housing Complex. The building was complete with …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254K_visiting-officers-quarters-billeting_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Single and unaccompanied married officers arriving for duty were provided billeting in the Visiting Officers Quarters/Bachelor Officers Quarters in building 126. Two buildings were set aside for this purpose. The larger building could accommoda…
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