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First: In memorial to Daniel W. Urquhart WWII Navy Veteran Original Crew member of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV31) Organizer and life member of Greenwood DAV Chapter 42 Organizer Newberry DAV chapter 60 Vice Commander District 3 CFW Chapter 8131 A…
An unusual name for a place! But there is a logical reason, of course. Notice on the map the location of the frontier Indian trails that later became roads. This place was chosen for a trading post because it was a convenient campground along the …
The British built this "stockade fort on the right" in 1781 on property owned by James Holmes, a Loyalist, to protect the garrison's water supply. An irregular fortification built around a barn and several out building, the stockade w…
Ninety Six played a significant role in the struggle for American independence from British rule. It was the site of the first southern land battle of the Revolutionary War, in 1775, and the scene of its longest field siege, in 1781. Early in the …
Follow the paved path to explore a colonial roadbed, Revolutionary War siegeworks and the original Star Fort, the site of the early town of Ninety Six, the reconstructed Stockade Fort of 1781, and the Logan Log House. The one-mile walk starts out …
Front The Ninety Six Colored School, built nearby between 1927 and 1953, was a combined elementary and high school through the 1951-52 school year and an elementary school through the 1955-56 school year. It was a six-room frame building, with a …
On this spot December 9, 1921Marshal Ferdinand FochSupreme Commanderof the Allied Armies in 1918expressed to thepeople of South Carolinahis appreciation and that of Francefor the aid by which the enemywas checked and defeatedand freedom securedTho…
Founded in 1870Promised Land CommunityOrganizedin the Year 1977Now Known as thePromised Land Association
In Loving Memory ofWm. Pierce Bennett Kinard1855 —- 1935Founder of Epworth Camp Meetingwho deeded these grounds, eightacres of land, to the Board ofTrustees on Jan. 4, 1907 to beknown asEpworth Camp MeetingGrounds
(A part-time soldier who was not part of a standing army.) During both battles at Ninety Six,citizens took part. These men were nottrained regular soldiers. After the battlesended, they returned back to their homesand everyday lives.
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