SC-40-105 Barnwell Street


This street is named for General John Barnwell, St. Helena's Parish. He was elected to the Provincial Congress of 1775-76 and to the 1776 General Assembly.
A captain in the First Provincial Regiment, he was major, colonel and brigadier general in the militia, 1779-81. Barnwell was captured in Charlestown in 1780 and later imprisoned on the schooner Pack-Horse. From 1778 until his death in 1800, he served several terms in the S.C. Senate.

Erected by Richland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored by South Carolina National Bank, 1977

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