Site of Manchester (43-1)
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N 33° 50.375 W 080° 30.999
17S E 544720 N 3744474
Located at the site of a former township.
Waymark Code: WM9F82
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 08/12/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
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A flourishing town once stood here; Settled before 1799; Stage-coach relay; Shipping center for cotton traffic by boat to Charleston; A busy point on Wilmington & Manchester Railroad, 1852-1872, (station was 1 mile southeast); Noted for its taverns, horse-racing, games of ball-alley, and cock-fighting; Raided by Union troops, 1865; And abandoned by railroad, 1872, in favor of Wedgefield.

1949 by Sumter County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43-1.)
Marker Name: Site of Manchester

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 43-1

County: Sumter

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