Hemingway – South Carolina

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Hemingway is located in the northeastern portion of Williamsburg County. Until the turn of the 20th century, it was a small crossroads known as Lamberts. Then, in the early 1900s, Dr. W. C. Hemingway sold a portion of his land to Seaboard Air Line Railroad. The railroad built a depot, and the crossroads grew into a market center for local crops – first cotton and later tobacco. The town adopted Dr. Hemingway’s name. During the Revolutionary War, the area served as a hidden base camp for General Francis Marion, the legendary “Swamp Fox.” Today, Hemingway serves as the home of Tupperware’s global distribution center. Each April the town hosts the Bar-B-Q Shag Festival. This weekend event features a barbecue cook-off and plenty of shagging in the streets. The shag is the official state dance of South Carolina.

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Hemingway Tabernacle

William Britton Store

Indiantown School

Ebenezer United Methodist Church


Scott’s Bar-B-Que

Indiantown Church, side view


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