Month: March 2016

Restored Lamar bank sign unveiled at Lamar Library

One of the highlights of his talk was the presentation of the restored Lamar National Bank sign. He unveiled the piece of restored Lamar history for the first time to the group.

Prestwood Lake & Bridge (Then and Now)

This above circa 1905 postcard views Hartsville from the north side of Prestwood Lake (then called “the Pond”). Prestwood’s Bridge was here since the late 1790s. In 1896, Major J. L. Coker began seeking rights of way for the damming of Black Creek and…

Darlington County Historical Society’s Spring Meeting

GUEST ARE WELCOME & INVITED CLICK HERE TO R.S.V.P.   Raising the Guns of the C.S.S. Pee Dee! DCHS Spring Meeting Thursday, April 21, 2016 Don’t miss it! Mr. B’s Restaurant (964 W Lydia Hwy, Hartsville, SC 29550) Thursday, April 21 6 PM-8 PM…

Lamar (Lisbon) History

Tomorrow in Darlington County History, the citizens of Lamar (Lisbon), will celebrate the 159 anniversary of the Dr. E. J. Mims, Son of Captain George Mims, setting up shop as a town Doctor after completing his education.

ELEPHANT SOUTH OF PATRICK, SC EXCITED PEOPLE FORM POSSE AND KILL BIG BEAST

Animal is Slain After Much Shooting -Axes Help Bring Brutal Death Quickly. Today in Darlington County History – the 102nd Anniversary of the Killing of a Circus Elephant just off Highway 102, between Patrick and Hartsville, South Carolina. The event happened where Bay Road…

The Johannes Kolb Site 20th and Final Field Season | News and Press

via The Johannes Kolb Site 20th and Final Field Season | News and Press. Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 By Jana E. Pye, Editor, editor@newsandpress.net When Chip Helms turned over a patch of earth and found pieces of pottery and artifacts as a…

The legend of Montrose – Local News – SCNow

via The legend of Montrose – Local News – SCNow.