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Barnwell Photos – Barnwell County, South Carolina


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Located at the junction of US 278 and SC 64, the City of Barnwell straddles the South Carolina regional divide between Midlands and Lowcountry.

Barnwell Welcome Sign

Melissa Roberts of Barnwell, 2010 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

People began to settle here in the early 1800s and Barnwell was called “Red Hill” until it was incorporated in 1829. Back then, the town’s limits radiated just a three-quarters of a mile from the Barnwell County Courthouse, which is still considered the heart of the city.

The sign above sports a miniature replica of Barnwell’s famous sundial. The actual sundial is located in front of the county courthouse on Main Street. It was a gift to the city in 1858 from state senator J.D. Allen. The sundial is one-of-a-kind and still keeps nearly perfect time after all these years.

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The purpose of the South Carolina Picture Project is to celebrate the beauty of the Palmetto State and create a permanent digital repository for our cultural landmarks and natural landscapes. We invite you to add additional pictures (paintings, photos, etc) of Barnwell Photos, and we also invite you to add info, history, stories, and travel tips. Together, we hope to build one of the best and most loved SC resources in the world!


3 Comments about Barnwell Photos

Bobby HammondsNo Gravatar says:
September 7th, 2010 at 8:47 am

I thank you so much.

SCIWAYNo Gravatar says:
August 23rd, 2010 at 8:04 am

We’re so glad that you enjoyed them! They are wonderful pictures, and SCIWAY is always so grateful when people share their photos with us.

Marian CollinsNo Gravatar says:
August 20th, 2010 at 9:38 pm

I love these pics. I have known Melissa and Jayme for several years. I didn’t know they took such lovely pics!

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