VideoBennettsville was named for the state's newly elected governor, Thomas Bennett. The town was partially burned during the Civil War and was referred to as the "pretty little town" by Union Troops...
Bennettsville | Palmetto Places
Explore a town the Union soldiers described as "a pretty little place." Visit the four treasure-filled buildings at the museum complex. See examples of adaptive reuse of historic structures, and meet the ghosts of Palmer Field. Watch as Blenheim Ginger Ale is made.
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VideoVisit the four treasure-filled buildings at the Marlboro County Historical Museum complex. The 1826 Jennings-Brown House served as Union Headquarters during Bennettsville occupation.
VideoWatch how Bennettsville became a model for the adaptive reuse of historic structures.
VideoWatch as Blenheim Ginger Ale is made.
VideoMeet the ghosts of Palmer Field. During World War II, a large cotton farm outside of town became named Marlboro Aviation School, a training facility for the 55th Army Air Corps. Later it was called...