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1. Town Green, 1015 Market Street

Town Green

The City of Camden developed Town Green in 2011 as a community gathering place. Town Green is home to two statues by Camden native Maria Kirby-Smith. The statues are of King Hagler of the Catawba Nation, Patron Saint of Camden, and of Col. Joseph Kershaw, Father of Camden.

I've sitting at the base of the statue - look hard!

 

 


 

2. The Alley Way between Broad Street and Town Green

I tried and tried but couldn't get the pretty lights...

The Alley Way between Town Green and Broad Street is a beautiful connector between the city's main street and a lovely park.

You can find me resting next to a bench.

3. Broad Street Park across from the Clock Tower
Corner of Broad and Rutledge Streets

The Park across from the Clock Tower 

The Clock Tower is located at 950 Broad Street. The park is located diagonally across the street from the Tower.

The Clock Tower houses the 1824 town clock and the King Hagler weathervane, a replica of the original 1826 weathervane now housed inside the Archives & Museum.

Dont' give up!  Little brown dogs are good at blending into the background.

4. The Tennis Center of Camden
823 Campbell Street

The Tennis Center of Camden, 823 Campbell Street

Located on historic Campbell Street, the Tennis Center features tennis courts, pickleball courts, a walking trail, and a pro-shop.

Campbell Street is historically the heart of Camden's African American community.  For many years, African American residences, schools, churches, and businesses dominated this area.

Still looking?  Check out the sign in front of the Tennis Center.

5. The Robert Mills Courthouse
607 Broad Street

Robert Mills Courthouse, 613 Broad Street

Robert Mills, South Carolina native and designer of public buildings and monuments across the eastern United States from Pennsylvania to Florida, designed this courthouse in 1825. Originally, the Mills Courthouse has six brown sandstone Ionic columns across the front. In 1847, renovations to the courthouse included replacing the orginal columns with four Doric Columns on the front portico.

Robert in front of one of the columns

6. African American Cultural Center of Camden
517 York Street

 

African American Cultural Center of Camden, 517 York Street

The Cultural Center is home to two exhibits each year that highlight the history and culture of Camden's African-American community.

One little brown dog under a big maple tree...

7. City Hall
1000 Lyttleton Street

City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton Street

Completed in 1956, this Colonial Revival building is Camden's fifth City Hall. Like it's predecessors, it features a King Hagler weathervane, a replica of the iconic 19th century weathervane on display at the Archives & Museum.

Here I am!

8. The Memorial Water Fountain in Hampton Park
1100 block of Lyttleton Street

The Memorial Water Fountain at Hampton Park, 1100 block of Lyttleton Street

Hampton Park is bordered by Lyttleton, DeKalb, Fair, and Hampton Park Streets. Named after Confederate General and Governor Wade Hampton, III, it's five acres is a showplace of flowering shrubs and tree, pathways, and a century old horse watering fountain.

I'm not hiding...  I'm a little brown dog.

9. Bethesda Presbyterian Church
602 East Dekalb Street

 

Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street

Built in 1822, Bethesda Presbyterian Church is an architectural masterpiece and a wonderful example of architect Robert Mill's work. This beautiful Greek Revival structure features a steeple on the rear of the church and a scissor stairway leading to five landings that represent the five porches of Bethesda in the Bible.

The Church is also home to the Robert Mill's designed monument to Baron Johann de Kalb.  de Kalb, a hero of the American Revolution, was fatally wounded at the Battle of Camden in August 1780.  Originally buried in the colonial town, his remains were re-interred here in 1825.  The foundation stones are granite and are surmounted by an obelisk of white marble.  The names of the 24 states in existance in 1825 are cut into the 24 foundation stones.  The Marquis de Layafette laid the cornerstone at the re-internment ceremony.

Look for the memorial bench...

10. Lafayette Cedar at the
Kershaw County Courthouse
1121 Broad Street

Lafayette Cedar, Kershaw County Court House, 1121 Broad St.

Planted in 1825 to celebrate the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the American Revolution, this is the sole survivor of a once grand double row of cedar trees.

The present Kershaw County Courthouse was constructed in 1968.

Next to the Lafayette Cedar...

11. Camden Archives and Museum
1314 Broad Street

Camden Archives & Museum
1314 Broad Street

This was the first public library in Camden.  Built with a $5000 grant from the Carnegie Foundation, the library opened in 1915 and served as the town library until 1973.  Since then, the building has been home to the city's archives and museum.  The museum has exhibits on the history of Camden and Kershaw County and is home to the 1826 King Hagler weathervane and the 1824 city clock.

Reconciliation by artist Maria Kirby-Smith is located on the site.  Reconciliation consists of two bronze statues of Camden natives, Bernard Baruch, world-reknowned financier and philanthropist, and Larry Doby, the first African American baseball player in the American League.

I'm on the side in front of the ramp.  Say hello to all my friends inside the museum.