South Carolina Department of Archives and History
National Register Properties in South Carolina

Bennettsville Historic District, Marlboro County (Bennettsville)
Ellerbe House, 505 W. Main St. 402 E. Main St. 403 E. Main St. 404 E. Main St. Everett-Hollis House, 112 N. Everett St.
117 Parsonage St. 122 Parsonage St. Edward Crosland House, 204 S. Parsonage St. Shiness-Powers Apts., 208 Fayetteville St. 214 Fayetteville St.
218 Fayetteville St. 222 Fayetteville St. Douglas John House, 300 Fayetteville St. Crosland House, 105 Matheson 113 Matheson St.

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Established as the county seat in 1819, Bennettsville continues to serve as a political and economic center for Marlboro County. The historic district includes the central part of town, where the majority of the residential, commercial, religious, and public buildings date from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The courthouse continues to be the focal point of the town, although it is the third on the site (built 1885) and was extensively altered in 1951. Bennettsville has numerous excellent examples of residential architecture dating from the early nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. Styles and types include the upcountry farmhouse, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Beaux Arts, and bungalows. Listed in the National Register April 20, 1978; Boundary increase June 3, 1993.

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