Hickory Tavern, South Carolina

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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.[1] 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.”[2]

The Charlton Hall Plantation House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[3]

Notable citizens[edit]

  • Joe Campbell - Business Entrepreneur, Leader, Philanthropist, WEI Founder, Co-Founder J-Team Foundation, and, Educator - Alumni CSU, Webster, UGA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hickory Tavern (populated place)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ South Carolina Archives, Microfilm Roll C178, Laurens County Office: Probate Judge Estate Papers, Box 128, Pkg 12
  3. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 34°31′16″N 82°11′19″W / 34.52111°N 82.18861°W / 34.52111; -82.18861