Fort Mill - Confederate Park | Palmetto Places - Episode 1


Fort Mill’s name originates from a fort built by the British (to protect the town from Shawnee and Cherokee attacks), and a grist mill. Today, it is the only town in the United States named Fort Mill. 

Joanna Angle discusses the history of a location which is dear to Fort Mill residents: Confederate Park, initiated by Captain Samuel E. White, just after the Civil War ended. White, a Confederate officer, funded the custom-made monuments at this park, which honors important Confederate people. The park features monuments, a band-stand, and old cannons.  

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