Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Bluffton, SC

Marker ID: SCHM 7-2
Location: SC 45, Bb.iffton town limits
County: Beaufort
Coordinates: N 32° 14.246    W 080° 52.44
  32.23743333    -80.874
Style: Free Standing **


Settled in 1825 as a summer resort of rice and cotton planters, this town was incorporated in 1852. Here in 1844 the protest against the federal tariff known as the "Bluffton Movement" was launched.