SC-35-1 Bennettsville A

Marker text: Bennettsville
In 1819 the court house of Marlborough District was transferred from Carlisle, a village on the Pee Dee River, to this more central location. Bennettsville developed around the new court house in the heart of a rich farm land area. On March 6, 1865 it was occupied by the 17th Army Corps, United States Army, commanded by General William T. Sherman
Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission, 1980

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