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 the county, 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.
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INDEX OF NAMES – Does not include roads and rivers…. many names maybe spelled differently than their modern spelling.
|Bethany Post Office|
|Bethel Post Office|
|Bethesda Presbyterian Church|
|Beth Shiloh Church|
|Bratton, Dr. Homeplace|
|Brigg’s Gold Mine|
|Bullock’s Creek Church|
|Cherokee Iron Works|
|Doby’s Bridge *** The Rock Hill Herald reported on June 13, 1903 “YC Supt. T.W. Boyd was in Fort Mill and he and the Lancaster Co., Supt., let a contract for rebuilding Doby’s Bridge across Sugar Creek to Perry and Hyatt of Belair (Lan. Co) for $365.00”|
|Fort Mill Station|
|Harmony Post Office|
|Hickory Grove Post Office|
|Hopewell Post Office|
|Kings Mountain Battle Ground|
|Meeks Hill Post Office – Postmaster Eli Meek 1838 – CSA|
|New Centre Church|
|Whyte, A. Homeplace|
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