Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Baruch Home

Marker ID: SCHM 28-8
Location: on Broad Street between Walnut & Lafayette Streets, Camden
County: Kershaw
Coordinates: N 34° 14.915    W 080° 36.447
  34.24858333    -80.60745
Style: Free Standing **


On this site stood the birthplace and boyhood home of Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965), financier, philanthropist, and advisor to presidents. He was instrumental in establishing the Camden Hospital, which opened in 1913, as a tribute to his father, Dr. Simon Baruch, surgeon in the Confederate Army and later a pioneer in medicine in New Yark.

Erected by The City of Camden - 1977