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[Front]:On November 22, 1860, a mass meeting on this site was one of the first held in the South after Abraham Lincoln's election as president on November 6. A procession from the town square, numbering 2,000 to 3,000, made its way to a grove here…
West FacadeSeal of the U.S. ArmyWorld War IIDedicatedto the Glory of Godand to the Men of AllWarsSouth FacadeSeal of the U.S. NavyWorld War IIn Loving Memoryof Our Sons Who GaveTheir LivesEast FacadeSeal of the U.S. Marine CorpsVietnamDedicatedto …
The original livery stable on this site is believed to have been built in the 1840s. It was a wooden structure, and was lost during a devastating fire in 1872 that also destroyed much of downtown Abbeville. The current brick and masonry livery sta…
The National Registerof Historic Places:Harbison CollegePresident's Home
[Left Plaque]:Original building of 1827 replaced by present building in 1963. standing on this rock, the first sermon was preached by Rev. R.B. Carter in 1820. The following ministers have faithfully served this church: Rev. Richard B. Carter 1…
In Memory ofClarence E. PressleyA Son of Abbeville, South CarolinaBusinessman - Humanitarian - LeaderFriend - Mentor - Family Protector.
This stonemarks the spotwherethefirst secessionspeecheswere made.
Front: This 1888 Queen Anne house was the home of Gen. Samuel McGowan (1819-1897) until his death. McGowan, a lawyer, Confederate general, and jurist born in Laurens Co., had moved to Abbeville in 1841. He was an officer during the Mexican War and…
Historical Bicentennial markerin memory ofHenry McNeal Turner1834-1915Birthplace: Newberry, South Carolina - Boyhood home: Abbeville, South CarolinaMissionary Pioneer to South Africa, Liberation Theologian, Social and Political Activist, First Bla…
This stonemarks the placewhere, in 1767,Gen. Andrew Pickensbuilt aBlock Houseas a place of refugeagainst the Indians.It was used as a fortduring theRevolutionary Warand was known asFort Pickens.