Hickory Grove

Hickory Grove (HMG9Y)

Location: Hickory Grove, SC 29717 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 58.71', W 81° 24.906'

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The land on which the town of Hickory Grove developed was granted to John McKenney in 1771 by George III of England. The Hickory Grove Post Office was in operation as early as 1831, and a free public school was located here by 1851. In 1888 the Charleston, Cincinnati, and Chicago Railroad completed its line through Hickory Grove, connecting this area to coastal S.C.

At the time of its incorporation in 1888, Hickory Grove was one square mile in size, its center being the intersection of York Street and Wylie Avenue. J. N. McDill was the first intendant and Dr. J. W. Allison, J. W. Castles, T. M. Whisonant, and J. H. Wylie were wardens. The Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church maintained its orphanage here from 1897 until 1905.
HM NumberHMG9Y
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: York County Historical Commission series
Marker Number46-16
Year Placed1981
Placed ByYork County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 462111 N 3870737
Decimal Degrees34.97850000, -81.41510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 58.71', W 81° 24.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 58' 42.60" N, 81° 24' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5890 Wylie Ave, Hickory Grove SC 29717, US
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