Historic Markers Across South Carolina


Marker ID: SCHM 21-3
Location: SC 51 just N of Johnsonville
County: Florence
Coordinates: N 33° 50.224    W 079° 26.925
  33.83706666    -79.44875
Style: Free Standing **


In 1819, former South Carolina Governor David R. Williams, son-in-law of John Witherspoon, obtained these ferry lands. In 1842 William Johnson acquired the land and in 1843 a post office, named Johnsonville, was established near here.

Erected by Three Rivers Historical Society - 1979


Two sided marker - Witherspoon's Ferry