Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Waccamaw Neck

Marker ID: SCHM 22-26
Location: N of Pawley's Island Post Office on US 17
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 26.019    W 079° 07.266
  33.43365    -79.1211
Style: Free Standing **


Narrow strip of land from Atlantic Ocean to Waccamaw River. Rice plantations flourished by 1740. Remaining are c.1790 houses, Litchfield and Prospect Hill, and one slave chapel. All Saints Parish est. 1767. Area furnished salt for Revolutionary War. Visitors included Lafayette 1777, Washington 1791, J. Monroe 1819, Churchill 1932, F. Roosevelt 1944.

Erected by Waccamaw Garden Club - 1975


Two sided - Pawley's Island