Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Town of Sharon



Marker ID: SCHM 46-12
Location: In Sharon on SC 49
County: York
Coordinates: N 34° 57.11    W 081° 20.286
  34.95183333    -81.3381
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

John L. Rainey, owner of large tracts of land on which Sharon was established, conveyed land to the Presbyterian church in 1889 and 1898, the Methodists in 1897, and the Methodist Episcopal Zion church in 1904. The First National Bank, established here in 1909, was the only bank in western York County to survive the depression. The Hill Banking and Mercantile Company was founded prior to 1915.

Erected by York Historical Commission - 1979


Notes:

Two sided - Sharon

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