Colleton County Courthouse

Colleton County Courthouse Walterboro South Carolina

Stock #: 293778
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Walterboro
State: South Carolina (SC)
County: Colleton
Publisher: Photo Arts
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

Additional Details:
building believed to have been designed by Robert Mills. The county was settled in the early eighteenth century by rice planters. Walterboro was first named Ireland Creek, but two citizens, Walter and Smith, each insisted the town be named for him. Dispute ended by a tree-felling contest won by Walter