What month of the year was this photo taken? It looks like it could be winter in Orangeburg with camellias blooming.
4thcalvaryRebel, I may be a descendant of the slaves that lived here and were the origin of a lawsuit by your gggf
Collins. I am looking for any information you may have regarding what happened to these slaves after they went to live with Lewis Eaton after William Watson Collins. And what happened to the 5 year old slave girl
"Lowertown" information from historical maps and records were originally compiled by Ann Sheriff in the 1970's. Recently, Dr. Dave LePere at Clemson University has produced a map using this information from Sheriff. There is also a map available for sale at the Walhalla Library that shows the general location of these villages. To my knowledge there hasn't been archeological research on these three villages that I mentioned, so I doubt if any one knows their exact whereabouts. Check out information on these three that was complied by Ann Sheriff here: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scpicke2/images/sheriff-01.pdf
If one of them is this man, he is my Great, Great, Great grand father on my mom's side. In 1816: He crossed over into the upper part of Laurens Co & built a house on bank of Enoree River.
Name: GEORGE THOMAS SLOAN
Birth: 3 DEC 1756 in Cork, Co. CORK, Ireland 2
Death: 9 JUN 1836 in LAURENS Co. SC.
Occupation: Sailor/Farmer, Tanner & Saddle Maker
Education: Able to read and write
Event: Military Sergeant, Navy Revolutionary War
Old Madison, SC
Bearden you're slipping, you didn't map this. Where is this?
That statement is a load of crap. The water put back into the river is just as clean if not cleaner!
Great photo of a very interesting old house.
Beautiful photo of the church. Thanks bearded.
I like this picture because I have stock in Exxon. This looks like a good place to fill her up. Thanks bearded.