City Directories and History: This historic map, on the wall of the S.C. Dept. of Archives and History, exhibits some of the numerous locations across S.C. and Darlington County (including much of current Florence Co., S.C.), which have been nearly forgotten. Rural names and forgotten places recorded on this map, have been extracted and placed in alphabetical order to assist researchers. Also see the entire map under the History Thread link – right.
INDEX OF NAMES – Does not include roads and rivers…., names are often spelled differently than contemporary spellings.
|Bacot, P.S. Homeplace|
|Bacot, R.B. Homeplace|
|Gordon, E. Homeplace|
|Gum Branch P.O.|
|Jones, S. Homeplace|
|Merchant’s Bluff P.O.|
|Mount Clanaghan (?)|
|Russel Church and Store|
|Williams, A. S.|
The Yorkville Enquirer of Nov. 9, 1882 reported – “A fire at Timmonsville in Darlington Co., was the result of pouring kerosene oil on a store of Dr. Blackville. The flames were discovered promptly and subdued saving the business part of the town.”
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