Sumter County (43)

Historic Markers Across South Carolina


Sumter County was created on 1798.

The county seat is in Sumter, SC.,
and the county is 682 sq i Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Sumter county home page.

  FIPS Code: 12085

  Information about Sumter County, South Carolina, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Sumter County.


There are 44 Historic Markers in Sumter County.

Battle of Beech Creek / The Civil War Ends in S.C.   -   SCHM 43-30
  North of Beech Creek on (N. King’s Hwy.) S.C. Hwy. 261, Stateburg, SC        

Battle of Dingle's Mill   -   SCHM 43-10
  SC 521, 1.5 miles S of Sumter        

Battle of Stateburg   -   SCHM 43-36
  N. King’s Hwy. (S.C. Hwy. 261), Stateburg, SC        

Bethel Baptist Church   -   SCHM 43-17
  Near intersection of Road 77 and Road 251 off Highway 15 S        

Bethel United Methodist Church   -   SCHM 43-28
  Martinville Church and Lodebar Rd., Oswego        

Beulah School   -   SCHM 43-41
  on Florence Highway east of Goza Rd.        

Birthplace of Mary McLeod Bethune   -   SCHM 43-16
  US 76. Mayesville        

Cane Savannah Plantation   -   SCHM 43-43
  Wedgefield Rd. & St. Paul's Church Rd., Cane Savannah        

Church of the Holy Cross, Stateburg (Episcopal) / Holy Cross Churchyard   -   SCHM 43-12
  SC 261, Stateburg        

Clara Louise Kellogg   -   SCHM 43-20
  SW comer S Main & Dugan streets, Sumter        

Col. David DuBose Gaillard Engineer of the Panama Canal   -   SCHM 43-7
  Off SC 261, about twenty mi. S of intersection with US 76/378 at Fulton Crossroads, about four mi. W of Pinewood        

Concord Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 43-44
  3350 E. Brewington Rd., Sumter        

Early Charleston Road   -   SCHM 43-5
  Intersection of us 76/378 & SC 261, NE side, about nine mi. W of Sumter city limits        

Elizabeth White House*   -   SCHM 43-27
  In front o/the house, 421 North Main St., Sumter        

Enon Baptist Church   -   SCHM 43-31
  3805 Starks Ferry Rd. near Bethel Church Rd., Sumter, SC        

First Baptist Church   -   SCHM 43-21
  107 East Liberty Street, Sumter        

Furman Academy and Theological Institution   -   SCHM 43-22
  From Sumter, travel NW on US 521 to SC 441 and turn left; travel a short distance and turn left on Road 803; it is a short distance to the marker        

General Sumter Memorial Academy 1905 - 1911   -   SCHM 43-14
  SC 441 at Hillcrest, 11 miles NW of Sumter        

General Thomas Sumter   -   SCHM 43-9
  about 2 miles E of SC 261 on Road 37        

Green Swamp Methodist Church   -   SCHM 43-2
  W Liberty Street Extension beyond Swan Lake, Sumter        

Henry J. Maxwell Farm   -   SCHM 43-40
  Intersection of Pocalla Rd. (U.S. Hwy. 15) & Maxwell Ave., Sumter, SC        

Henry L. Scarborough House*   -   SCHM 43-26
  425 North Main St., Sumter        

High Hills Baptist Church   -   SCHM 43-3
  Road 488, off SC 261 N of Stateburg        

Kendall Institute   -   SCHM 43-38
  on Watkins St between Pogue Ln and S Harvin St.        

Lenoir Store   -   SCHM 43-18
  Road 37, Horatio        

Military Post   -   SCHM 43-25
  North side o/West Calhoun Street between Church and Salem streets, Sumter        

Mt. Zion Methodist Church   -   SCHM 43-39
  130 Loring Mill Rd., Sumter, SC        

Oakland Plantation   -   SCHM 43-34
  N. King’s Hwy. (S.C. Hwy. 261) above Rafting Creek, N of Stateburg, SC        

Potter's Headquarters / Federal Order of Battle   -   SCHM 43-32
  N Main St, Sumter, SC        

Potter's Raid   -   SCHM 43-25
  North side o/West Calhoun Street between Church and Salem streets, Sumter        

Richard Richardson   -   SCHM 43-15
  about 3 miles W of Pinewood, just off SC 261 at St. Mark's Church        

Salem (Black River) Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 43-4
  SC 527, abuut four miles from Mayesville        

Site of Manchester   -   SCHM 43-1
  SC 261, about 8.5 mi. S ojintersection with US 76/378        

Skirmish at Dinkins' Mill   -   SCHM 43-33
  N. King’s Hwy. (S.C. Hwy. 261) at Dinkins’ Millpond, N of Stateburg, SC        

St. James Lutheran Church   -   SCHM 43-37
  Alice Dr (SC 120), Sumter, SC        

St. Mark's Episcopal Church   -   SCHM 43-6
  about three mi. W of Pinewood, just off SC 261        

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church   -   SCHM 43-29
  Plowden Mill Rd., off S. C. Hwy. 58, Sumter        

Sumter's Court Houses   -   SCHM 43-8
  Court House grounds, Main Street, Sumter        

Temple Sinai   -   SCHM 43-42
  11 Church St., Sumter, SC        

The Sumter Institute 1867 - 1901   -   SCHM 43-13
  Corner of Washington and Calhoun Sts., Sumte        

The Tuomey Hospital   -   SCHM 43-23
  Corner N Washington & Calhoun streets, Sumter        

This School Site   -   SCHM 43-24
  N Washington Street, near intersection with Liberty Street, Sumter        

Wedgefield Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 43-35
  Presbyterian Dr., Wedgefield, SC        

William Tennent   -   SCHM 43-19
  Intersection of us 76 and SC        


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R  - The marker has been removed.