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The Methodist Society, organized in Bluffton, built the first church and parsonage on Boundry Street in 1853. During the Civil War, two confederate soldiers saved the church from being burned. In 1875 the church sold the building to the AME Church…
Born in South Carolina, Pinckney was educated in England and served in the First and Second Provincial Congresses. A commander in the Revolution, he later served in the SC General Assembly, signed the US Constitution, and was adelegate to the SC C…
Settled in 1825, as a summer resort of rice and cotton planters, this town was incorporated in 1852. Here in 1844 the was launched the protest against the Federal tariff known as the "Bluffton Movement".
The ruins that lie before you are the remains of Marion and Richard T. Wilson Jr.'s winter and spring home. The four-story mansion occupied what is now the Wilson Village Green and took approximately five years to construct. Once completed in 1914…
People Have Always Gathered Here...We know from ancient shell middens found on these bluffs that Native American hunter-gatherers inhabited this site as early as 1564. Like today's residents and visitors, they appreciated the breezes off the May R…
The National Register Of Historic Places Church of the Cross South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Inhabited for some 10,000 years,Pinckney Island was known asEspalanga, Look-out, and Mackey'sprior to about 1775. AlexanderMackey received two Proprietarygrants for land on the islandin 1710. Charles Pinckney later owned the island and willed it i…
(Front text):This is the site of two schoolsthat served the black community of southern Beaufort County for most of the twentieth century. Bluffton Graded School, a small frame building constructed about1900, was followed in 1954 by an elementary …