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27-5 Tillman
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 32° 27.810 W 081° 06.436
17S E 489919 N 3591818
Quick Description: On US 321 at SC 336.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2015 8:03:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMNG94
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
By 1820, the road to Two Sisters Ferry intersected the Purrysburg road at this spot, which had become known as Hennis Crossroads by 1848. A post office established here in 1880 was given the name Tillman. According to tradition, this was to honor U.S. Congressman George D. Tillman, brother of Benjamin Ryan ("Pitchfork Ben") Tillman, Governor of S.C. from 1890 to 1894.

Erected by Citizens of Jasper County and Jasper County Historical Society-1984
Marker Name: Tillman

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 27-5

County: Jasper

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