Skye Hotel Bennettsville, SC

Since the Skye hotel burned in Jan. 1905, this picture had to have been taken before that. I do not know when the streets were paved. That would be another way to date it. Electric poles are up, and I do know they got electricity by 1899, so that gives us some timeframe 1899-1904. To the left is where Main St. would run and where my grandfather's jewelry store was. You can just see to the left of the hotel's doors, where a round wooden clock hangs in front of his store, which was about two businesses away. To the right is Marlboro St. which intersects with Main. This whole area burned down, including my grandfather's store. He moved his business around to Marlboro St. and renovated the Main St. business and rented it out later.


Contributed by Joanne Harley, 24 Sept 2001

Back to Marlboro Places Photographs
Back to Marlboro Photo Gallery
Back to Marlboro Main Page

Last revised 27 Dec 2004.

Published by Victoria Proctor, © 2001, 2004. All rights reserved.
All material contributed to this site remains the property of the contributor. These electronic pages, however, may NOT be copied, altered, converted or uploaded to any electronic system or BBS, message board, mailing list or web site, nor included in any software collection or print collection of any type without the express written permission of the author.