Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
Howard County
Genealogical Society
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In the News
North and South Carolina border change
North and South Carolina are collaborating on an enormous undertaking to re-mark their misplaced 334-mile common boundary.  The line between North and South Carolina is not precisely where surveyors drew it the colonial times, so lawmakers in both states are attempting to straighten the line.  When the border was marked the last time, in 1772, they used rocks and cut marks into tree trunks. After remapping the 330-mile stretch from the coast to the Upstate in South Carolina, the state line is moving -- in some places less than 50 feet and others more than 100 yards.  Read more here.