Tag: Darlington County

A New Courthouse Dedicated, 1873.

“Today in History” we remember that on this date Friday, May 16 1873, Darlington County residents celebrated the completion and dedication of their “New” Court House. The first first session of court was held in it on June 2nd, Judge C.P. Townsend presided.

A YEAR OF CONSERVATION

This campaign will begin an intense and dedicated effort to focus on document conservation here at the Historical Commission. Beginning June 1, we are kicking off a “Year of Conservation.”   This campaign will begin an intense and dedicated effort to focus on document…

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.

The Hissing Serpent in the Sky

On April 28, 1987, the NATIONAL ENQUIRER featured an article on page 6 entitled “UFOs Have Been for Centuries.”   The article was written by Franklin R. Ruehl, the article cited many instances of UFO sightings worldwide as far back as 1707;  near the conclusion…