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Electric Cars Welcome at Bloomsbury!

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Bloomsbury Inn added two electric car charging stations!! We are constantly looking for amenities that increase the convenience and value of a stay at Bloomsbury Inn in historic Camden, South Carolina. Now, you and all other travelers have the opportunity to stop over in Camden, enjoy our town, relax at Bloomsbury, and recharge your electric […]

Duel of Honor! Colonel Henry Nixon and Major Thomas Hopkins

View of the Nixon Grave, Quaker Cemetary

It was a manner of honor.  Colonel Henry G. Nixon (1800-1829) was a darling of the Camden community. Well-liked, polished, and generous, Col. Nixon was a local attorney and politician. With differences to settle, on January 15, 1829, he and Thomas A. Hopkins (1803-1831) met to dual at the Sand Bar Ferry near Augusta, Georgia […]

Great-Great Grandfather Brown

Scene of the Perryville KY Civil War Memorial

Augustus Cicero (A.C.) Brown, Sr. (12 May 1832 – 8 October 1862) By Colonel Bruce Alan Brown, PhD, (USAF Ret ) After the Confederate defeats at Forts Henry and Donelson in February of 1862, a call went out for additional volunteers.  Governor Joseph Brown authorized the creation of a brigade-sized unit from thirty-four counties in […]

Kershaw County Farmers Market

Farmers Market on Saturday

  Fresh produce!  Come to the Kershaw County Farmers Market on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to get your “farm to table” produce, eggs, meat, honey, dairy products, and baked goods.  With over 25 venders providing a huge selection you will be able to find almost anything you need to make that great […]

Moonshine Sold in Camden, SC

Moonshine!

Bloomsbury Welcomes Dark Water Distillery!!  Moonshine, White-Lightin’, Hooch, and Arkansas Clear Water…these terms all describe high proof distilled spirits that are growing in popularity in the US!   Today, legit Moonshine distributors are popping up in areas never really known for producing the original illicit corn liquor. “People always have a passion for creating something […]

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