Thomas Brown operated a trading post on the "Congarees" in the 1740-50 years. It has been told that Indians came from as far away as NY and Ohio to trade with him. An event occured that made the Indians angry. They kidnapped him and took him back up north. Captain John Pearson and his militia tracked him down only to find him living contently with the Indians and having two sons. Thomas and his sons returned to the Congarees.  "The History of Richland County', by a Mr. Greene.  Jan. 2004

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