Historic Markers Across South Carolina


Marker ID: DAR 39-1
Location: 1/2 mi. S of SC 123 at the junction of SC 8 & 135 (Pelzer Hwy. & Cherish Dr.)
County: Pickens
Coordinates: N 34° 48.693    W 082° 36.154
  34.811558    -82.602569
Style: Free Standing **


A town laid out at this site in 1791 called Rockville was officially named Pickens vile the next year in honor of Gen. Andrew Pickens. It served as the court house town of Washington District (today´s Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, and Oconee counties) from 1791 to 1800 when the district was divided into Greenville and Pendleton.

Erected by Fort Prince George Chapter, DAR - 1954