Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Prospect Hill

Marker ID: SCHM 22-4
Location: on US 17 E of Georgetown, about 1.7 mi. E of Waccamaw River
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 22.065    W 079° 13.272
  33.36775    -79.2212
Style: Free Standing **


On his tour to inspect the defenses of the Atlantic coast, President Monroe reached Prospect Hill, Col. Benjamin Huger´s residence, Apri121, 1819. During his stay, April 21-24, he was lavishly entertained by his host and by the citizens and the town council of Georgetown.

Erected by Georgetown County Historical Society - 1991