Site of Manchester

Site of Manchester (HMIID)

Location: Sumter, SC 29168 Sumter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 50.377', W 80° 30.998'

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A flourishing town once stood here; Settled before 1799; Stage-coach relay; Shipping center for cotton traffic by boat to Charleston; A busy point on Wilmington & Manchester Railroad, 1852-1872, (station was 1 mile southeast); Noted for its taverns, horse-racing, games of ball-alley, and cock-fighting; Raided by Union troops, 1865; And abandoned by railroad, 1872, in favor of Wedgefield.
Marker Number43-1
Year Placed1949
Placed BySumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 7:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 544721 N 3744478
Decimal Degrees33.83961667, -80.51663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.377', W 80° 30.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 22.62" N, 80° 30' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3753-3755 S Kings Hwy, Sumter SC 29168, US
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