Beaufort County (07)

Historic Markers Across South Carolina

 

Beaufort County was created on 1764.

The county seat is in Beaufort, SC.,
and the county is 923 Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Beaufort county home page.

  FIPS Code: 12013

  Information about Beaufort County, South Carolina, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Beaufort County.

 

There are 81 Historic Markers in Beaufort County.

1st SC Infantry Of African Descent   -   SCHM 
  on Boundary Street (U.S. 21)        

Address by President Lincoln   -    
  in the Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC        

African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings   -    
  14 Beach Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Battery Saxton   -   SCHM 7-28
  on Boundary Street (US 21).        

Battle of Port Royal   -   SCHM 7-7
  Ft. Walker Drive, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Battle of Port Royal Island   -   SCHM 7-5
  US 21 near Garland Mills, N of USMC Air Station        

Beaufort   -   SCHM 7-1
  US 21 Beaufort City Limits        

Beaufort Arsenal   -   SCHM 7-10
  713 Craven Street, Beaufort        

Beaufort College   -   SCHM 7-26
  on Carteret Street (U.S. 21),        

Beaufort County South Carolina Civil War and Forward   -   SCHM 
  at Riverfront Park, Between Charles and Scott Streets, alongside the Beaufort River.        

Beaufort County, South Carolina Colonial And Revolutionary Period   -   SCHM 
  at Riverfront Park, Between Charles and Scott Streets, alongside the Beaufort River.        

Beaufort County, South Carolina Exploration and Settlement   -   SCHM 
  at Riverfront Park, Between Charles and Scott Streets, alongside the Beaufort River.        

Beaufort Female Benevolent Society   -   SCHM 7-21
  308 Scott St., Beaufort, SC        

Black Troops on Hilton Head   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Bluffton, SC   -   SCHM 7-2
  SC 45, Bb.iffton town limits        

Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA   -   UDC 
  at the intersection of Bay Street and U.S. 21        

Capt. Brodstrom Marker U.S.M.C.   -    
  intersection of Mexico St and Tripoli St, Parris Island, SC        

Captain John Stoney   -    
  intersection of Mathews Dr and Folly Field Rd and William Hilton Parkway (U.S. 278), Hilton Head Island, SC        

Chapel of Ease   -   SCHM 7-3
  Lands End Road (Road 45), across from Penn Center, St. Helena Island        

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746­1825)   -   SCHM 7-19
  on Pinckney Island about 1 mile NW of Hilton Head Island, SC on US 278        

Cherry Hill School   -   SCHM 7-42
  intersection of Dillon Rd and City Beach Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Church of Prince William's Parish   -   SCHM 7-4
  Old Sheldon Church Road north of Trask Parkway (U.S. 21), Yemassee, SC        

Civil War and Forward   -    
  Bay St. & Charles St., Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort, SC        

Colonial and Revolutionary Period   -    
  Bay St. & Charles St., Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort, SC        

Combahee River Raid / Freedom Along The Combahee   -   SCHM 7-39
  near the boat ramp driveway on south side Harriet Tubman Bridge, Combahee River, Beaufort / Colleton County line. Marker is in this post office area: Yemassee, SC        

Drayton Cemetery   -   SCHM 7-18
  Hilton Head Island, SC, on Mitchelville Road, Road 335, adjacent to Barker Field        

Emancipation Day Camp Saxton Site   -   SCHM 7-24
  on the banks of the Beaufort River at the U.S. Naval Hospital Beaufort, Port Royal        

Exploration and Settlement   -    
  Bay St. & Charles St., Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort, SC        

Fairfield Plantation   -   SCHM 7-48
  Intersection of the Charleston Hwy (US 17) and Trask Pkwy (US 21), Yemassee, SC        

First African Baptist Church   -   SCHM 7-37
  70 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

First African Baptist Church   -   SCHM 7-40
  1161 Russell Street, Orangeburg, SC        

First African Baptist Church   -    
  70 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

First Fort   -   SCHM 
  on Bay Street near Scott Street,        

First Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 7-36
  1201 North Street, Beaufort, SC        

Fish Hall Plantation   -   SCHM 7-18
  Hilton Head Island, SC, on Mitchelville Road, Road 335, adjacent to Barker Field        

Fort Howell   -   SCHM 7-34
  Beach City Rd. just SW of Dillon Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC        

Fort Howell - 1864   -    
  at the intersection of Beach City Road and Dillon Road, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Fort Sherman   -   SCHM 7-8
  Ft. Shennan Dr., left side of road at bike path, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Fort Walker   -   SCHM 7-9
  Ft. Walker Drive, on right just beyond North Port Royal Drive intersection, overlooking Port Royal Sound, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Gardens Corner   -   SCHM 7-47
  Intersection of the Charleston Hwy (US 17) and Trask Pkwy (US 21), Yemassee, SC        

Hilton Head   -   SCHM 7-11
  Ft. Walker Drive, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Hilton Head Island   -    
  4 St Augustine Place, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Hunting Island Light Station   -    
  Hunting Island State Park, Sea Island Parkway ( US21), aint Helena Island, SC        

Mather School   -   SCHM 7-16
  on the east side of SC 281, 100 yards south of the intersection of SC 281 and Reynolds Street, Beaufort        

Maxcy - Rhett House   -   USC 7-30
  on Craven Street near Church Street        

Memorial Day May 29, 1989   -   SCHM 
  in Beaufort National Veterans Cemetery on Boundary Street (U.S. 21).        

Michael C. Riley Schools   -   SCHM 7-29
  on Goethe Road        

Mitchelville and Abolitionists   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Mitchelville Building Sites   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Mitehelville Site   -   SCHM 7-23
  on Beach City Rd. (S-333), several hundred yards NE of its intersection with Dillon Rd. (S­334), on Hilton Head Island, SC        

Penn Center   -   SCHM 7-15
  Lands End Road (Road 45) in front of Cope Administration Office Building at Penn Center        

Pinckney Island   -   SCHM 7-20
  on Pinckney Island about 1 mile NW of Hilton Head Island, SC, on US 278        

Plane Crash Memorial   -    
  intersection of Mexico St and Tripoli St, Parris Island, SC        

Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church   -   SCHM 7-55
  114 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island,SC        

Re-interred 19 African-American Civil War Volunteers / Memorial Day May 29, 1989   -    
  in Beaufort National Veterans Cemetery, Beaufort, SC        

Reconnecting with Family   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Religion in Mitchelville/School in Mitchelville   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Revolutionary War Ambush   -   SCHM 7-13
  100 ft. W of Zion Chapel of Ease marker, US 278, Hilton Head Island, SC, at William Hilton Parkway and Matthews Dr.        

Robbers Row   -   SCHM 7-6
  Ft. Walker Drive, on right, near intersection with North Port Royal Drive, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Robert Smalls   -   SCHM 7-14
  907 Craven St., Beaufort        

Rose Hill   -   SCHM 7-31
  Rose Hill Way on the Colleton River, just off Fording Island Rd. (U.S. Hwy. 278), Bluffton, SC        

Ruins of Old Sheldon   -   SCHM 7-4
  on Road 21, 1.7 miles from intersection of 21 and US 17 near Gardens Corner        

Secession House   -   USC 7-30
  on Craven Street near Church Street        

Sheldon Union Academy   -   SCHM 7-27
  on Trask Parkway (U.S. 17 / 21) 0.1 miles north of Sheldon Drive        

St. Helena's Church   -   SCHM 7-22
  on Church Street, Beaufort, SC, at the main entrance to the churchyard        

St. James Baptist Church   -   SCHM 7-33
  209 Dillon Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC        

St. Luke's Church   -   SCHM 7-25
  about 3 mi. north of Pritchardville, SC, on SC 170        

Steam Gun   -    
  near Circle at Catesby Lane, small park beachside, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Stephen Elliott, Jr. Brigadier General C.S.A.   -   UDC 
  in St. Helena’s Episcopal Churchyard, Beaufort, SC        

Tabernacle Baptist Church   -   SCHM 7-14
  907 Craven St., Beaufort        

The Battle of Port Royal/William Fitzhugh and Black Sailors in the Union Navy   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

The Dawn of Freedom: Mitchelville   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

The Great Sea Island Storm   -   SCHM 7-32
  on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive (State Highway S-7-45)        

The Martinangeles   -   SCHM 7-17
  Daufuskie Island at Mary Dunn Cemetery        

Thomas Fenwick Drayton   -   SCHM 
  at the intersection of Fish Haul Road and Trigger Fish Road        

Verdier House   -   SCHM 
  801 Bay Street, Beaufort SC        

William Bull   -    
  inside of the ruins of the Old Sheldon Church, Yemassee, SC        

William Simmons House   -   SCHM 7-35
  187 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Working for Wages/Freedmen’s Bureau   -    
  226 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC        

World’s Largest Figurative Sundial   -    
  5 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC        

Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery   -   SCHM 7-12
  US 278, Hilton Head Island, SC, William Hilton Parkway at Matthews Dr.        

 

M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.