Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Belmont Inn (1903)



Marker ID: Abbeville Historical Society 
Location: 104 East Pickens Street, Abbeville, SC
County: Abbeville
Coordinates: N 34° 10.637    W 082° 22.696
  34.177283    -82.378267
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Opened August 1903 as $30,000 hotel “The Eureka" under management W.T. McFall. Built to cater to "drummers" of the textile trade with 30 rooms and 1 public bath. Banquet rooms used to show their wares while Curtain Call Lounge was barber shop. Touring theatre companies performing at Opera House also stayed there during railway stopovers in Abbeville. Closed in early 1970s but restored and reopened in 1984 as "Belmont Inn" full service hotel with 25 rooms.

Erected by Abbeville Historic Society.