Blackville, SC, Earthquake, May 1897
A special to The State from Blackville, Barnwell county, of May 6, says: A very distinct earthquake shock was felt here at 6:45 this evening accompanied by a very loud noise resembling that of heavy thunder. The shock was felt at Elko, Williston and Wagner.
The County Record, Kingstree, SC
May 13, 1897, page 2