Hickory Tavern, South Carolina
Hickory Tavern, is an unincorporated community in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. It is classified by the federal government as a class U6 populated place. It is centered at the intersection of US Route 76 and South Carolina Highway 101.
It is believed that the town is named for a tavern that operated in a grove of hickory trees in the area.
The 1849 Last Will and Testament of Joseph Sullivan bequeathed “one tract of land, suppose to contain four hundred acres including the Hickory Tavern” to his minor son, Milton A. Sullivan. George W. Sullivan was named as the trustee “until my son Milton A arrives of age.”
- "Hickory Tavern (populated place)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 8, 2010.
- South Carolina Archives, Microfilm Roll C178, Laurens County Office: Probate Judge Estate Papers, Box 128, Pkg 12
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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