Coming From Where I'm From (59/365)

by Nikkini February. 28, 2010 1496 views

Welcome to Bennettsville, SC where I was born and raised. I will always have love for the big city of Bennettsville which is the largest city and county seat of Marlboro County, SC and where the 2000 census recorded a population of 9,425.

As you can see in the sign, The city was founded in 1819 and named after Thomas Bennett, Jr., then governor of South Carolina.

We have a couple of notable natives in Hugh McColl, former president of the Bank of America and Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund.

There's a lot of beauty and historic buildings in this small town which I hope to capture when I visit again in the Spring.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bennettsville,_South_Carolina [en.wikipedia.org]

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