Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Gillisonville



Marker ID: SCHM 27-6
Location: on Main Street, Gillisonville
County: Jasper
Coordinates: N 32° 36.552    W 080° 59.988
  32.6092    -80.9998
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Shown on the 1820 Beaufort District map by Vignoles and Ravenel, Gillisonville had a free school by 1831, and a post office in 1840. The seat of Beaufort District from 1840 to 1868, Gillisonville was burned by General William T. Sherman´s army on its march through South Carolina in early 1865.

Erected by Citizens of Gillisonville and Jasper County Bicentennial Committee - 1984