Lancaster County

1785 –

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  • Title Lancaster County
  • Coverage 1785 –
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  • Keywords between the Catawba and Lynches Rivers, site of Revolutionary War battles and skirmishes, including the Buford Massacre (May 29, 1780) and the Battle of Hanging Rock (August 6, 1780), short-staple cotton, embraced secession after the election of Abraham Lincoln, Lancaster Cotton Mill, Kershaw Cotton Mill, African Methodist Episcopal (AME), regional campus of the University of South Carolina opened in Lancaster in 1959, Elliott White Springs Memorial Hospital, Forty Acre Rock / Flat Creek Natural Area. Racing fans patronize the Lancaster Speedway,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 9, 2020
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 9, 2017
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