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Hampton, named after General Wade Hampton an important Civil War military leader and former governor, is host to the annual Hampton County Watermelon Festival, South Carolina's oldest continuing festival dating back to 1939. Every June over 60,000 visitors come to celebrate watermelons at this festival.
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Hampton, SC 29924
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Hampton, named after General Wade Hampton an important Civil War military leader and former governor, is host to the annual Hampton County Watermelon Festival, South Carolina's oldest continuing festival dating back to 1939. Every June over 60,000 visitors come to celebrate watermelons at this festival.
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