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This courthouse was built in 1822 by Wm. McCreight under the supervision of Robert Mills, South Carolina architect, then serving as Supt. of Public Works. Alterations and additions were made in 1844. It was renovated in 1939 with the addition of t…
In memory ofthose early citizensof Winnsboroughwhose civic spiritprompted them toerect this townclock in the year of ourLord - 1833
This noted author-theologian, born at this site April 11, 1836, educated at Mt. Zion Institute, the Citadel, and the University of Virginia, served as an officer and a chaplain in the Confederate War. He was Rector in Winnsboro and Abbeville, and …
Built by Richard Winn, for whom Winnsboro was named, on a land grant from King George III. Deeded in 1865 as a wedding gift to his daughter Christina and Dr. William Bratton. Was the home of General John Bratton during the Confederacy. Now the hom…
Headquartersof the Britishforces underLord CornwallisOct. 1780 - Jan. 1781
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Dedicated to those ofFairfield Countywho served their countryin the World Warand in memoryof thosewho made the supreme sacrifice
In memory of those fromFairfield Countywho died in South East Asiain the serviceof their country Darvin FlandersJohnny BranhamRobert SimmonsAbraham HarrisMoses MickleJames ThomasArthur Sloan, Jr.Harold M. Renwick, Jr.Theodore BeltonBobby TrappS…
A social and benevolent group dedicated to the promotion of education, the Mt. Zion Society was organized in January 1777 at Charleston S.C. John Winn was its first president. By the 1780s the society had founded a school for boys in Winnsboro. Un…
First United Methodist Church was established in 1808 under the leadership of the Rev. James Jenkins, an early circuit-riding minister, and John Buchanan, a captain in the Revolution. Pioneer American Methodist bishop Francis Asbury visited here f…