Edgefield County

1785 –

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  • Title Edgefield County
  • Coverage 1785 –
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  • Keywords varied cultural and physical geography, coastal planters entered Edgefield to establish plantations, Agriculture dominated Edgefield’s economy, modest but influential manufacturing sector, Horse Creek Valley, Pottery works, district’s clay deposits, known for producing political leaders, agrarian radical “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman, U.S. senator J. Strom Thurmond, Milliken & Company, Wild Turkey Center and museum, Quail Unlimited and Waterfowl USA
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 19, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 26, 2022
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