Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Captain Clinton Ward

Marker ID: SCHM 41-9
Location: at Spann Methodist Church on W. Front St. (rout 23) in Ward, SC.
County: Saluda
Coordinates: N 33° 51.433    W 081° 43.683
  33.857217    -81.72805
Style: Free Standing **


Clinton Ward (1828-1905), a member of this church, was a prominent landowner and a state representative 1880-83. The Charlotte, Columbia, & Augusta RR ran its tracks through Ward´s property about 1870. He laid out and planned the town first named Ward´s Depot, then Clintonward, then Wards, and finally Ward. Clinton Ward, his wife Martha, and their Josephine are buired here.

Erected by the Ridge Heritage Assocation - 2005


Two sided - Spann Methodist Church