Tour of Bethune, SC

Bethune has changed from this 1907 view of Main Street!

Our March 2 program, “Tour of Bethune, SC” attracted 200 visitors!  Beginning at the Bethune Woman’s Club with a short talk, display, and refreshments,the program included a tour with local experts speaking at various sites and a map-brochure created especially for this program!

Here as some program highlights:

Bethune Woman's Club

KCHS Membership Chairman Esther McCaskill, who helped arrange the March tour of her hometown of Bethune, explains program features to interested guests mingling at the Bethune Woman’s Club before the tour.

Teal at Tillers

Tour guide Harvey Teal describes to visitors at the Tiller’s Ferry site the actions that occurred there during Revolutionary and Civil War days.

Early nineteenth century swimmers at Big Spring mineral-springs resort in Bethune.

Early nineteenth century swimmers at Big Spring mineral-springs resort in Bethune.

Present owner of the property of the historic Big Springs resort

Beside an old bathhouse his father built at the edge of the Lynches River, the present owner of the property of the historic Big Springs resort, points visitors’ attention to the older wooden bathhouse uphill.

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