Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Temple of Sport

Marker ID: SCHM 15-13
Location: US 17, of its junction with SC 303, between Ashepoo and Combahee Rivers, near Green Pond
County: Colleton
Coordinates: N 32° 42.498    W 080° 36.693
  32.7083    -80.61155
Style: Free Standing **


On top of this ridge stood a sylvan temple erected before the Revolution by Colonel Barnard Elliott, patriot and sportsman. The structure was supported by columns in the classic manner. The site, a part of Colonel Elliott´s Plantation "Bellevue," afforded an excellent stand for hunting deer.

Erected by Colleton County Historical Society - 1969