26-12 Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
N 34° 03.369 W 079° 14.780
17S E 661850 N 3769769
This marker is located in Galivants Ferry on Hwy. 501. Erected by Horry County 2004
Waymark Code: WMBQ6
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 05/01/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
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GALIVANTS FERRY STUMP MEETING The Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting, a Democratic Party tradition has been held here in the spring every two years since 1880.Sponsored by the Holliday family, its origins are associated with Wade Hampton's 1876 appearance, Hampton a former Confederate General, was elected governor later that year.(continued on other side)

(continued from other side)Joseph William Holliday(1827~1904), prominent local merchant and tobacco farmer, invited local Democratic candidates to speak at his store in 1880. The public meeting soon became a statewide event, featuring national candidates as well, and has been carried on by succeeding generations of the Holliday family.

Marker Name: The Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker number: 26-12

County: Horry

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