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Proctor Cemetery Project

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on October 1, 2011 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (479)

Thanks to the mulitple volunteers and organizations that made our project possible!  Mr. Aden Rowley had a vision, and that vision was completed. When I first contacted Mr. Rowley in August about restoring the cemetery, I had no idea that this would become such a heartwarming project. Mr. Rowleys dedication to his wife and his cause, were unmatched. A special Thank you to Mr. Riv Temple, Youth Group Leader of Temple Baptist Church. Without his efforts and contacts I don't think we c...

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Speaker from Revolutionary Site

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on July 19, 2011 at 4:27 PM Comments comments (0)

The August 8th meeting of the Historic Society shall host a speaker from the Ninety Six Historic Site. Star Fort Ranger Ethan Gray will be presenting a power point show along with a showing of artifacts from the site. All meetings are open to the public and begin at 6:45 pm at the Ninety Six Visitors Center. Please feel free to attend and enjoy.

Hike from Augusta

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on May 28, 2011 at 11:33 PM Comments comments (0)

On June 6th Revoluntionary Re-Enactor Gary Pender will begin a  hike/march from Augusta, Georgia to Star Fort, Ninety Six, South Carolina. He has extensivley researched the original route taken by Andrew Pickens and Henry (Light horse) Lee and their troops. The troops marched to Star Fort to assist Nathaniel Greene and his American troops, against the British troops held up at the fort.

 For those of you who are interested in joining march, please contact h...

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April 11 Events

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on March 28, 2011 at 11:59 PM Comments comments (0)

This months meeting will have two presentations. The Museum of Greenwoods' Railroad Museum will be presenting a program about several of their train cars. A video of the Greenwood Railroad will also be shown, time allowing. Secondly, a Star Fort Reenactor will be presenting information on a hike/walk he is planning in June. The hike/walk will be from Augusta, Ga to Star Fort following the original route taken by Andrew Pickens and Henry Lee, who marched their troops to assist Nathaniel Greene...

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Headstone Hunters

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on March 19, 2011 at 4:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you like going into the woods searching for headstones? Do you like to walk through the cemetary and look at all the dates listed? Well if this sounds like you, you would be perfect to join our group. A small group of members meet and go to cemetaries in Ninety Six to log the names and dates. If you are interested, contact us and we'll include you on our next trip. We will start mid-morning, break for lunch and finish mid afternoon, depending on the weather. Bring pencil, paper, sunsc...

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POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

Posted by Ninety Six Historical Society on February 10, 2011 at 6:53 PM Comments comments (0)

The following students are winners of the Ninety Six Historical Society Logo contest that was held at the Ninety Six Elementary School for grades 3, 4 and 5.

 

3rd Grade Winners are : 1st Place- Lyndsay Peppers,    2nd Place- Kerry Knepley,  3rd Place- Krishon Mathis

 

4th Grade Winners are : 1st Place- Kai Fyock,    2nd Place-I Guadalupe Maceda,    3rd Place- Bri Freeman

 

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