Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Barnwell County Courthouse



Marker ID: SCHM 6-13
Location: at the intersection of Main Street (South Carolina Route 70 and Wall Street
County: Barnwell
Coordinates: N 33° 14.631    W 081° 21.895
  33.243842    -81.364922
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Marker Front]:
Barnwell County, originally Winton County, was created out of Orangeburgh District in 1785. Renamed Barnwell District in 1798 for John Barnwell (1748-1800), a S.C. militia officer in the Revolution and afterwards, it became Barnwell County