Former Owner of Landon House Was Mayor of Mobtown

Photo | Courtesy of “Stories in Stone.”
Samuel Hinks (1815-1887) is buried at Mount Olivet cemetery, MSA SC 3520-12475.

By Chris Haugh This article is excerpted from one in a series, “Stories in Stone,” written by Mount Olivet historian—and one might say detective—Chris Haugh. For more “Stories in Stone,” visit or “Like” the Facebook page “Stories in…