Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Eastern Carolina Silver Company



Marker ID: SCHM 16-31
Location: at intersection of Home Avenue and Second Street
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 22.750    W 080° 04.037
  34.37916666    -80.06728333
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This silver CO., chartered March 5, 1907, manufactured and sold coffee and tea sets, bread trays, bowls, candelabra, and cups. J. L. Coker served as pres., W. F. Smith as vice pres., and C. W. Coker as sec. & treas. By 1908 the company had begun to manufacture classically-designed quadruple plate, some ornamented with cotton blossom motifs. The enterprise, located 3 blocks NE, dissolved Nov. 25, 1909.

Erected by Hartsville Centennial Commission-1994