Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Miles McSweeney Home Site

Marker ID: SCHM 25-3
Location: Across the street from Hampton County Courthouse, Hampton
County: Hampton
Coordinates: N 32° 51.932    W 081° 06.497
  32.865533    -81.108283
Style: Free Standing **


On this site stood the home of Miles Benjamin McSweeney (1854-1909), first governor of South Carolina from Hampton County. He was founder ofthe Hampton County Guardian, S. C. representative 1894-96, lieutenant governor 1897-99, and governor 1899-1903. His grave is in Hampton Cemetery.

Erected by Hampton County Historical Society - 1973