Marlboro County is named for John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
Created: March 2, 1875
Bennettsville 1785 – present
County Courthouse – Bennettsville
Location: 105 Main Street / Broad Street
Built: 1951 – 1952
Architect: Henry D Harrall
Contractor: H J Munnerlyn, Inc.
Description: The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast front has vertical pilasters with red colored brick between. The north and south ends of the building have doorways and are faced with light colored concrete blocks. On the center of the roof is a large white colored clock tower with open octagonal cupola at the top.
Note: The previous courthouse was constructed by Jacob S Allen in 1885.
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Photos taken 2008