301 Gervais Street
Columbia United States
After viewing Samuel Farrow's portrait, stay and enjoy the museum's many exhibits including those of the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and South Carolina art featured through out the museum!
Directions from the Hampton Inn & Suites in Clinton: Take I-26 to Columbia past the intersection with I-20. Stay in one of the left two lanes and take I-126 toward town. Bear right onton the Huger St. exit. go 4 stop lights to Gervais St. Turn right onton Gervais, and themuseum entrance is a half-block on your right, just before the bridge crossing the river.
398 State Park Rd.
Clinton United States
John Farrow was among the Patriot forces that fought at The Battle of Musgrove Mill on 19 Aug 1780. It is located near the border of Spartanburg, Laurens and Union counties.
Top Five Things to do at Musgrove Mill: http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/musgrovemill/musgrovemill-top5list.aspx
|Cross Keys House|
163 Old Buncombe Rd.
Built from 1812 to 1814 by Barrum (Barham) Bobo, the Cross Key House is one of the oldest and most significant homes in Union County. The house is majestically located on a knoll at the intersection of two historic roads; the Old Buncombe Road (or Charleston Road) and Old Ninety Six (also known as the Old Piedmont Stage Road.) Two old milestones indicating the distances to Union and Columbia remain in front of the house. Cross Keyes House was a prosperous plantation that also provided a welcome stop for travelers. Listed in the National Register June 24, 1791.
Barrum Bobo is the second cousin of Rebecca Savannah Bobo (wife of Wiley Miles) and third cousin to Martha Bobo (wife of Isaac Preston Miles.) Rev. Spencer Bobo, founder of New Hope Baptist Church and Barrum Bobo were brothers.
Horseshoe Falls Road
Cross Anchor, SC
Horseshoe Falls are on the Cedar Shoals creek just northeast of where the creek joins the Enoree River. They are now part of the Musgrove Mills State Park. The 10-foot high falls have always been a popular picnic area and swimming hole for locals. Legend has it that an American Relolutionary soldier and his horse hid from British soldiers in the cavern to the left of the waterfall. http://www.alleneasler.com/horseshoe.html
Location: From I-26 (Exit 52) take Hwy. 56 North. Cross Enoree River and go approximately one mile. Take a left on Horseshoe Falls Road. The falls are on the left immediately after crossing the Enoree River.
SC Highway 248
Ninety Six, SC
The Ninety Six National Historic Site is an area of unique historical significance. The unusal name was given by early traders in the 1700's because of the estimated number of miles to the Cherokee Village of Keowee in the upper South Carolina foothills.
The first Rev. War land battle south of New England was fought here in 1775. From May 22 - June 18, 1781, General nathanael Greene with 1,000 patriot troops staged the longest siege of the Revolutionary War against 550 loyalists who were defending Ninety-Six.
The park is located on SC highway 248 two miles south of Ninety Six, SC.
127 West Main Street
Union County Museum is located on the first floor of the restored Flynn Office building on historic Main Street, Union, SC. Displays include Revolutionary plat maps and deeds, countless items from early domestic households of Union.
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