City Directories and History: Click on the MORE INFORMATION / MAP links, found under the primary picture, to see an enlargeable postal maps (sections North and South), of the county Post Office locations in 1896. Enter the specific name in R&R’s search box to locate additional information on each of these locations found on R&R’s pages. (old Postal Maps and Locations – Lancaster County, S.C.)
LIST OF LOCATIONS:
|Craigsville *** Nathaniel B. Craig – Postmaster, 1855 – Civil War|
|Dry Creek – Drycreek|
|Oakhurst – The Rock Hill Herald reported on July 12, 1888 – “Crow and Co., near Oakhurst Depot – Rawling’s have also delivered a large amount of lumber to customers in Charleston on the 3C’s Railroad.”|
|Vanwyck or Van Wyck|
The RH Herald reported on Nov. 11, 1899 – “Ms. Pearl Fewell is now teaching school at Jacksonham in Lancaster County.”
The Rock Hill Herald reported on Jan. 22, 1902 – “That the old home of Henry N. Clyburn, in the Waxhaws, occupied by Henry Clyburn, Jr., was burned Monday morning. This old building was at one time known as Cureton’s Store. It stood near the old Cureton home and after the burning of that building several years ago, the store house was remodeled and converted into a residence.”
*** Historian, Harvey S. Teal’s S.C. Post Office History, 1989 states: the “Butler Post Office was operated by Postmaster, Mr. Thomas L. Clyburn from 1853 through the Civil War.”
Additional Post Office sites via Mr. Teal: Cairo Post Office, Thomas McLure – Postmaster, 1808 – 1812
- Chinquepin Ridge Post Office, James Stewart – Postmaster, 1827 – 1831
- Cotton Green or Colton Green Post Office, D.D.A. Belk – Postmaster, 1860 – 1861
- Johnston’s Store Post Office, Andrew Johnston – Postmaster, 1817 – 1824
- McQueen’s Post Office, Alexander McQueen – Postmaster, 1823 – 1824
- New Potosi Post Office, John W. Baskin – Postmaster, 1837 – 1839
- Taxahaw Post Office, (1) J.G. McKenzie – Postmaster, 1823 – 1837 and Taxahaw PO (2) Kenan T. Morgan – Postmaster, 1838 – 1845
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