Allendale County References
Allendale on the Savannah by Alexania E. Lawton, Bamberg: Bamberg Herald Printers, 1970, 401 pages. Excellent history, out of print, one lone battered copy in the Allendale Public Library with a page torn out (for shame!). Very detailed and well done. I have a photo copy, courtesy of Jim Bryan.
The Town of Allendale, a gem of the South Carolina Low Country by Louis Arthur Searson (no publisher), Columbia, SC, 1949 (this is listed in Cote's Local and Family History in South Carolina p104, and I have a copy.)
History of Orangeburg County, South Carolina, A.S. Salley, Jr., Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1978, reprint of 1898 edition. Excellent!
South Carolina Highway Historical Marker Guide, published by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1998. Excellent.
History of Mount Arnon Baptist Church, Allendale (extant records from 1839). This history was apparently typed by the W.P.A. from Mount Arnon records. I believe I have all of this captured here on the web site. Please send more, if you have more.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852. Complete text. From Project Gutenberg.
The Zincali-An Account of the Gypsies of Spain, George Borrow, 1843. Complete text. From Project Gutenberg.
The Life of Francis Marion, William Gilmore Simms, 1844. Complete text. From Project Gutenberg.
The Barnwell Baptist Association, by Clara Johnston Hitt, 236 pages, 1914. Complete text.
Pipe Creek to Matthews Bluff A short History of Groton Plantation, printed by: Book Crafters, Chelsea Michigan in the 1990's. (Anybody know where I can get a copy of this? Would someone get me a copy and donate it for the web site?)
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