Historic Markers Across South Carolina

William W. Harllee

Marker ID: SCHM 21-8
Location: At Hopewell Presbyterian Church on Road 57, a short distance E of intersection of SC 327 and Road 57
County: Florence
Coordinates: N 34° 7.716    W 079° 37.404
  34.1286    -79.6234
Style: Free Standing **


President of Wilmington & Manchester Railroad and a founder of the city of Florence, Harllee (1812-1897) was also a general in the SC militia, signer of the Ordinance of Secession, It. governor (1860-62), member of the General Assembly, and president of the SC Bar Association. Both he and his daughter, from whom Florence takes its name, are buried here in Hopewell Cemetery.

Erected by Florence Heritage Foundation - 1990