Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Thomas Sumter's Store

Marker ID: SCHM 8-15
Location: SC 6, .5 miles below Orangeburg-Berkeley County line
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 22.641    W 080° 13.309
  33.37735    -80.22181666
Style: Free Standing **


About 1765-1767, Thomas Sumter, future hero of the American Revolution, kept a country store near this spot where the stream of colonial traffic to the Up Country divided in the fork where the Nelson´s Ferry Road branched off from the Road to the Congarees.

Erected by the Cross Community Development Club - 1963