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Clarendon Events & Marion related items for sale this page: 

Francis Marion Trail

Francis Marion Advocates - Swamp Fox Murals - Francis Marion Symposium - Francis Marion Trail

  Rev. History & Murals - Clarendon County, in the middle of South Carolina  

Swamp Fox Murals Trail       
        Historic Murals  | Revolutionary History  |  Manning, Summerton, Turbeville 

2017  Events in & around Clarendon County, SC:  Manning, Turbeville, Summerton  adjacent to I-95:

Clarendon & Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society homepage


Francis Marion Trail

Swamp Fox Murals

Marion Revolutionary
War History

Francis Marion Symposium



Marion Related Books, Sales & Local Events-This page

Points of Interest

w/ Rev. Patriot Graves

Francis Marion Living History Encampment

Local Facts

Clarendon Archives

Clarendon Historical Society

Francis Marion Trail Commission

Clarendon Chamber

Clarendon Citizen News

Manning Times News

City of Manning

   Town of Turbeville

 Town of Summerton

 Clarendon & Summerton History

Summerton WeeklyNews

Clarendon Library

Clarendon County

Weldon Auditorium

Friends of 
Santee Wildlife Refuge

Swamp Fox Challenge

and Marion Park, Washington, DC

Maps: Locate Us & Our Murals

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   Facebook: Francis Marion Symposium

 Facebook:  Francis-Marion-Living-History-Encampment/

Contact Swamp Fox Murals

Trail Society








        “Clarendon County Tour” history tour App at  or on Google Play apps store, follow the tour of Historic markers,

   Old cemeteries and Churches or Restaurants; come tour in Clarendon County.  Individual Tours of Clarendon & Marion sites

   by appointment: 803-478-2645    Clarendon County Historical Society Museum: Thursday - Friday: 1-4;  Saturday 10-2

           (on Facebook ): 803-433-0328  

  Alcolu Preservation Society: original "Alcolu Mill House": on the grounds of Clarendon Baptist Church:  open Wednesdays 1-6 PM

 by the "Alcolu Preservation Society" (on Facebook :  803-473-7110

  Turbeville History Center: Historical Pictures and Story Telling: Main St, Turbeville: 843-659-2781: By appointment

  Lake Marion Artisans Gallery: 108 Main St., Summerton: open Thursday & Friday 11-3, Saturday: 10-2: 803-478-8284

  Clarendon Archives: Sylvia Clark's Clarendon History Book: $35 & If These Walls Could Talk: $20: 803-435-0328


       HAPPY NEW YEAR - 2017  
   While they last: Sylvia Clark's Clarendon History Book: $35 &
If These Walls Could Talk: $20 @ Archives: 803-435-0328

    Thursdays: Summerton Rotary Club meets for breakfast every Thursday, 7:15 AM at St Matthias Episcopal Church, 9 N. Dukes St.


     April, 2017    National Poetry Month,  National Child Abuse Prevention Month

     Jamestown, VA settled 410 years ago, 1607
     Character Word for April: Positive Attitude  

     Summerton History & video by Peter Groen, editor of the Summerton Weekly News siteLake Marion Artisans Gallery:

         Main St., Summerton: Thursday & Friday 11-3, Saturday: 10-2: 803-460-2716 or Nancy F

     Summerton is establishing a Book Exchange Program See Bucky Brailsford,  he is partnering with the LM Artisans for

       getting that Library. They are looking for book donations, please contact Carole S 803-478-2221 or Summerton City Hall 


 April 30     LMA Musical-Comedy: "Every Rose Has It's Thorn:" LMA Gym: Nancy M: 803-435-2114

 April 30, 1789  George Washington inaugurated President of United States, New York City

 April 29-30  Musgrove Mill encampment


    May Area Events, 2017
  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month / National Bike Month National Military Appreciation Month

Character Word for May: Good Sportsmanship
May    Relay for Life,  "
Lights, Camera, Cure!" for Relay for Life

May 1  May Day, Law Day, Loyalty Day      

May 1 - June 15  Alligator hunting application deadline on-line only for season: Sept 9 - Oct 14: SCDNR: 803-734-3609: )

May 1-7    National Be Kind to Animals Week
May 1-5   National Teacher Day (2nd )
, Teacher Appreciation Week  

May 1-7    Children's Book Week

May 1-7    National Wildflower Week

May 2    Midlands Gives 24 hour fundraiser includes JCMC Haven of Rest: ON-LINE FUNDRAISER:  www.MIDLANDSGIVES.ORG 

May 2  World Asthma Day

May 2   Art at Deercreek: 6 PM: The Art Party at the Deercreek At Wyboo Clubhouse. Artist, Carrie Detwiler

May 3, 1765  First Medical School opened in Philadelphia, PA 

May 4   National Day of Prayer: In 1988 President Reagan designated the First Thursday in May

May 4   Deadline for nominations for Business Person of the Year, Ambassador & Citizen of the Year for May 25 Clar. Chamber Annual Dinner: 803-435-4405 and RSVP by May 4, 17

May 4-7   The Black Cowboy "Man or Myth" AAC Festival: Trail ride, Competitioon, Food, Music: Greenfield Farm, Rembert, SC 803-499-9658   

May 5     Cinco de Mayo

May 5  Sparkle of Hope Ball: Strolling dinner & dance, band Flashback HOPE fundraiser: Cypress Center: Carrie Anna: 803-435-5246

May 5   Clarendon Relay for Life  "Lights, Camera, Cure!" @ Manning H.S. Stadium: 6 PM to midnight: Cancer Survivors register: 6 pm if not already registered. Welcome Prayer & Survivor Lap starts: 7 pm. Quiet time for Reading of the Names: 9 pm

May 5  Central Carolina Technical College: 48th Annual Graduation Ceremony: 10 AM & 3 PM: Sumter Civic Center  

May 5-6  Eta Aquarids Meteor Showers 

May 6    Giant Yard Sale - Clarendon Recreation Dept. @ JC Britton Park, 8-12: 473-3543

May 6   Kentucky Derby horse races

May 6   Free Comic Book Day: Harvin Clarendon County Library: 803-435-8633

May 6, 17 Book signing & Reception: 2 PM: Lake Marion Artisans Gallery: Main St., Summerton: 803-460-2716

May 7-13  SC & National Tourism Week:  Santee Welcome Center

May 8-12, 1781  Patriots, led by Francis Marion and Henry Lee, captured the British post known as Fort Motte (at Rebecca Motte’s Mount Joseph plantation)
May 8, 1945 Remember V-E Day  

May 10  Clarendon District 1 Fundraiser

May 11   Manning Early Childhood Center:  "Hansel & Gretel"  Free to the public at 6 pm: Weldon:  Rehearsal:10 am; School: 12 pm:  803-433-7469:

May 12, 1780   Besieged Charleston fell & occupied by British, Marion escaped /evacuated     

May 12  Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 12   "Moana" Main Street Manning Movie in the Park: Church Street Park after sunset: 803-435-8477

May 13, 1846 US declared war on Mexico   

May 13   St. Matthias Montessori Golf Outing @ Foxboro GC: 9 AM: 478-5044 : Vernon D

May 13  Carolina Backcountry: Sumter Museum: 10 AM - 4 PM: 803-775-0908

May 13   25th Florence Co. Sheriff's Office Fishing Tournament, Lake Marion, John Land Landing:  Adults Pre-Register $25: 843-665-2121 ext 339•  Registration Fee $25.00. Wayne H

May 13   9th National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day
May 14, 1941 Women's Army Corps formed

May 14  Bill Pinkney Day in SC    

May 14   Happy Mother's Day 102nd  Anniversary  

May 15  Summer Classes Begin at Central Carolina Technical College
May 15
 Peace Officers' Memorial Day and Week

May 18   International Museum Day