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[East Side]:In Memory of theConfederate Soldiersof Union County,South Carolina.[North Side]:Truth, courage,and patriotismendure forever.[South Side]:These were men who gavetheir live and fortunesto home and country,in vindicationof those sacred ri…
In memoryof those inUnion County whogave their livesin defense ofour country duringWorld War IWorld War IIKorean ConflictVietnam War.
Inventor of first practicaltypewriter, Pat. 1866.Born Union S.C. April 13,1831. Died ChattanoogaTenn, July 21, 1905
[Front]:This cemetery, the oldest in Union, was established ca. 1817 and sometimes called the "village cemetery." In 1818 a Presbyterian "union" church used by other denominations as well moved here from a 1783 site about 2 mi. E. Alexander Macbet…
Jefferson DavisPresident of the ConfederateStates of AmericaDined in this House,The former home ofBrigadier GeneralWilliam H. WallaceApril 28, 1865
Erected in 1828-32 by William Henry Gist (1807-1874), lawyer, planter, legislator, and Secessionist Governor of South Carolina, Rose Hill was named for its landscaped rose garden. Its fanlights, carved doors and spiral staircases are noteworthy. T…
Ancestral Cemetery ofthe Gist FamilyAmong those buried here arethe secession Governor ofSouth CarolinaWilliam H. GistAug. 2, 1805 - Sept. 30, 1874Mary Rice GistHis second wifeAlsoCol. William M. Gist C.S.A.—————Rose H…
Led by Philip Mulkey, thirteen converts of the Great Awakening movement traveled from N.C. to S.C. in 1759, settled on the Broad River, and organized a Baptist congregation, the oldest in the upcountry. Three years later, they moved to what is now…
[Front]This church was founded in 1784 by Rev. John Webb and John Cole, with Barnett Putman and William Wilbanks, Sr. as its first deacons. It was first called "the Church of Christ on Tyger River" and renamed Padgett Creek Baptist Church by 1800.…
Fair Forest PlantationFair Forest, named for nearby Fair Forest Creek, was the plantation of Col. Thomas Fletchall (d.1789), prominent militia officer before the Revolution and Loyalist during it. Captured in 1775 and briefly jailed, Fletchall mov…