Month: June 2016

Today in History – June 30

1502 – Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage. 1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time. 1676 – Nathaniel…

James Elliott Williams

James Elliott Williams (November 13, 1930 – October 13, 1999) was a sailor of the United States Navy during the 1950s and 1960s. He was the most highly decorated enlisted man in the history of the United States Navy. Williams was born in Fort…

Segars’ Bathing Resort – Segars’ Mill

Today in Darlington County History on Tuesday, June 29, 1920 the Segars’ Bathing Resort in Hartsville, is chartered.

Timeline of First Baptist Darlington 1829-1870

Timeline provided by the Darlington County Historical Commission and related article by Bill Segars, as printed in the Darlington News & Press.

Darlington County Historical Commission Makes Augusta, Ga News

The Attached article ran Friday, June 10, 2016 in the Augusta Chronicle, August Georgia.  We are honored that we have such an amazing document and be able to share it with our our citizens.    June 10, 2016   http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2016-06-10/371-year-old-bible-shares-long-history-sc-county

June 2 – Today in Darlington County History

On this date Saturday,  June 02 1855 Dove Depot Post Office is established. John Dove came to Darlington County in the year 1792 and purchased a sizable tract of land from Sanders, situated on Horse Branch. At that time, his land was bounded on…